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Ethylparaben



Ethylparaben
IUPAC name 4-hydroxybenzoic acid ethyl ester
Other names ethyl paraben
ethyl parahydroxybenzoate
ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate
Identifiers
CAS number 120-47-8
PubChem 8434
MeSH ethyl-p-hydroxybenzoate
SMILES CCOC(=O)C1=CC=C(C=C1)O
Properties
Molecular formula C9H10O3
Molar mass 166.174
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Ethyl para-hydroxybenzoate, also called ethylparaben is the ethyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid. Its formula is HO-C6H4-CO-O-CH2CH3.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is used as a preservative. As a food additive, it has E number E214.

 
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