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Ethylparaben
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IUPAC name
Other names ethyl paraben
ethyl parahydroxybenzoate
ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate
4-hydroxybenzoic acid ethyl ester
Identifiers
CAS number 120-47-8 Yes check.svgY
PubChem 8434
MeSH ethyl-p-hydroxybenzoate
SMILES
ChemSpider ID 13846749
Properties
Molecular formula C9H10O3
Molar mass 166.17 g/mol
Melting point

115–118 °C

Boiling point

298–299 °C

Related compounds
Related compounds Paraben
Butylparaben
Methylparaben
Propylparaben
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

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

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

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