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Butylparaben Properties


Butylparaben Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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Butylparaben is one of the parabens. It is the butyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid and is used as an antifungal preservative in cosmetics. It is also a component of many medications in the form of suspension fluid.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder
Boiling Point 156-157 °C
CAS Number 94-26-8
Density 1.28 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-318-7
IUPAC Name Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
InChI 1S/C11H14O3/c1-2-3-8-14-11(13)9-4-6-10(12)7-5-9/h4-7,12H,2-3,8H2,1H3
Melting Point 67-70 °C
Molar Mass 194.227 g/mol
Molecular Formula C11H14O3
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number DH1980000
Related Compounds Paraben;Ethylparaben;Methylparaben;Propylparaben
Solubility <0.1 g/100 ml
Synonyms Butyl Paraben;Butyl Parahydroxybenzoate;Butyl p-hydroxybenzoate;Benzoic Acid, 4-Hydroxy-, Butyl Ester;Benzoic Acid, p-Hydroxy-, Butyl Ester;4-(Butoxycarbonyl)phenol;4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid Butyl Ester;Aseptoform Butyl;Butoben;Butyl4-hydroxybenzoate;n-Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate;n-Butyl p-hydroxybenzoate;n-Butylparaben;p-Hydroxybenzoic Acid Butyl Ester