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Item # 1034, Butylparaben



INCI Name: Butylparaben

CAS Numbers: 94-26-8

Description:

Butylparaben is a fine, colorless, odorless, crystalline solid at room temperature. The molecular formula of butylparaben undergoes hydrolysis to its corresponding carboxylic acid in basic solutions. Butylparaben, or butyl paraben, is a member of the paraben family, which has the formula C4H9(C6H4(OH)COO).






Applications
Butylparaben, is used as an antimicrobial preservative in cosmetics such as eye shadow, foundation, sunscreen, facial moisturizer and skin anti-aging treatment. It is also used in medication suspensions, and as a flavoring additive in food.



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Butylparaben Material Safety Data Sheet
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Butylparaben Technical Data Sheet
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