Sodium methylparaben

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Sodium methylparaben
Sodium methyl para-hydroxybenzoate.svg
CAS number 5026-62-0 YesY
EC number 225-714-1
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Molecular formula C8H7NaO3
Molar mass 174.13 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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Sodium methylparaben (sodium methyl para-hydroxybenzoate) is a compound with formula Na(CH3(C6H4COO)O). It is the sodium salt of methylparaben.

It is a food additive with the E number E219 which is used as a preservative.