Project Description

Product Name Methylparaben
CAS No. 99-76-3
Molecular Formula: C8H8O3
Einecs 202-785-7
Synonyms 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, methyl ester; Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, methyl ester; Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
All Items Description
COLOR White to almost white
SOLUBILITY ethanol: soluble0.1M, clear, colorless
ODOR odorless or faint char. odor, sl. burning taste
WATER SOLUBILITY Slightly soluble in water.
STABILITY Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.



Methylparaben, also mEthyl Paraben, one of the parabens, is a preservative with the chemical formula CH3(C6H4(OH)COO). It is the methyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid.

Methylparaben is a white crystalline powder or crystalline. 115-118 ° C melting point, boiling point, 297-298 ° C. Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether and acetone, micro-soluble in water, chloroform, carbon disulfide and petroleum ether. Minor special aroma and taste, slightly bitter flavor, Zhuo Ma.

  • Antioxidants.
  • Antimicrobial agents for medicine and organic synthesis.
  • Anti-mildew in food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
  • As a preservative antiseptic agents in the pharmaceutical industry, also for organic synthesis and food, spices, film and other preservative additives.
  • Similar products produced by similar production methods, like ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate (paraben B) and propyl p-hydroxybenzoate (Nepalese c), are also disinfectant preservatives.The products are irritating to the skin.

Methylparaben is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Methylparaben supplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Methylparaben from China for many years, please be assured to buy Methylparaben at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.