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2710 | METHYL P-HYDROXYBENZOATE
ethanol: soluble0.1M, clear, colorless
Acidity coefficient (pKa)
pKa 8.15(H2O,t =20.0) (Uncertain)
White to almost white
Slightly soluble in water.
Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
99-76-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
White needle crystals. Slightly soluble in water, soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol, ether, acetone.
Preservative; antimicrobial agent. Also used in medicine and organic synthesis, food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical anti-fungal agents. It is also used as an antiseptic and bactericide for pharmaceuticals in the pharmaceutical industry. It is also used as an anti-corrosion additive for organic synthesis and food, spices, film, etc. The similar products produced by similar production methods, such as ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate (paraben) and propyl p-hydroxybenzoate (paraben), are also disinfectant antiseptics. This product is irritating to the skin.