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    • Molecular formula: C11H14O3
    • Molar mass: 194.227
    • CAS Registry Number: 94-26-8
    • Appearance: n-Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 99+%; n-Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 99+%; white crystals with little or no odour
    • Melting point: 68 to 70 °C
    • Boiling point: Not available
    • Solubility: Water, 207 mg/L (20 deg C)
    • Safety sheet: Not available
    • Spectra: NMRShiftDB 13C NMR, Massbank MS (1234567891011121314151617181920), also check on SDBSAdd Spectra (Help).

    From Wikipedia

    Butylparaben, or butyl paraben, is an organic compound with the formula C4H9O2CC6H4OH. It is a white solid that is soluble in organic solvents. It has proven to be a highly successful antimicrobial preservative in cosmetics. It is also used in medication suspensions, and as a flavoring additive in food.

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    Other names

    Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate (IUPAC Name); Butyl ester 4-hydroxy-benzoic acid; Mekkings B; n-Butyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate; n-Butylparaben