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Methylparaben

CAS No.: 99-76-3      Formula: C8H8O3

Weight: 152.14700

Synonyms: Methylparaben; 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid Methyl Ester; methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, methyl ester;


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Description

Methylparaben, also methyl paraben, one of the parabens, is a preservative with the chemical formula CH3(C6H4(OH)COO). It is the methyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid.

Basic Information
CAS No.:
99-76-3
Synonyms:
Methylparaben; 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid Methyl Ester; methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, methyl ester;
Formula:
C8H8O3
Molecular Weight:
152.14700
PSA:
46.53000
LogP:
1.17880
Properties
Appearance & Character:
Density:
1.209 g/cm3
Melting Point:
125-128 °C(lit.)
Boiling Point:
298.6 °C
Flash Point:
280°C
Storage Conditions:
Safety Info