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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 99%

$49.51 - $504.12

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 99-76-3
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15
MDL Number MFCD00002352
Beilstein 509801
Merck Index 14,6107
Synonym 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; Methylparaben
Chemical Name or Material Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
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AAA142890B Alfa Aesar™
A142890B
1000g Each for $126.54
AAA142890I Alfa Aesar™
A142890I
5000g Each for $504.12
AAA1428930 Alfa Aesar™
A1428930
250g Each for $49.51
Specifications

Description

Applications
Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate is used as an anti-fungal agent. It is also used as a preservative in foods, beverages and cosmetics. It acts as an inhibitor of growth of molds and to lesser extent bacteria and as a vehicle for ophthalmic solution.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

99-76-3
152.15
509801
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; Methylparaben
C8H8O3
MFCD00002352
14,6107
Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

Specifications

99-76-3
152.15
509801
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; Methylparaben
125° to 128°C
1000g
Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
C8H8O3
MFCD00002352
14,6107
5.8
≈280°C (dec.)
Odorless
99%

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : DH2450000

TSCA : TSCA