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Index Propylparaben

Propylparaben, the n-propyl ester of ''p''-hydroxybenzoic acid, occurs as a natural substance found in many plants and some insects, although it is manufactured synthetically for use in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and foods. [1]

12 relations: Butylparaben, Chemical substance, E number, Ester, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Nature, Paraben, Preservative, Salt (chemistry), Sodium, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid.


Butylparaben, or butyl p-hydroxybenzoate, is an organic compound with the formula.

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Chemical substance

A chemical substance, also known as a pure substance, is a form of matter that consists of molecules of the same composition and structure.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that are permitted to be used as food additives for use within the European Union and EFTA.

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In chemistry, an ester is a chemical compound derived from an acid (organic or inorganic) in which at least one –OH (hydroxyl) group is replaced by an –O–alkyl (alkoxy) group.

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Ethylparaben (ethyl para-hydroxybenzoate) is the ethyl ester of ''p''-hydroxybenzoic acid.

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Methylparaben, also methyl paraben, one of the parabens, is a preservative with the chemical formula CH3(C6H4(OH)COO).

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Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or universe.

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Parabens are a class of widely used preservatives in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

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A preservative is a substance or a chemical that is added to products such as food, beverages, pharmaceutical drugs, paints, biological samples, cosmetics, wood, and many other products to prevent decomposition by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes.

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Salt (chemistry)

In chemistry, a salt is an ionic compound that can be formed by the neutralization reaction of an acid and a base.

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Sodium is a chemical element with symbol Na (from Latin natrium) and atomic number 11.

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4-Hydroxybenzoic acid

4-Hydroxybenzoic acid, also known as p-hydroxybenzoic acid (PHBA), is a monohydroxybenzoic acid, a phenolic derivative of benzoic acid.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propylparaben

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