Heptylparaben

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Heptylparaben
Heptyl paraben.svg
Heptyl p-hydroxybenzoate ball-and-stick.png
Identifiers
CAS number 1085-12-7 YesY
PubChem 14138
ChemSpider 13515 YesY
UNII K2CIJ448IX
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C14H20O3
Molar mass 236.31 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Heptylparaben (heptyl p-hydroxybenzoate) is a compound with formula C7H15(C6H4OHCOO). It is a paraben which is the heptyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid.

As a food additive it has E number E209, and is used as a preservative.

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