Heptylparaben

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Heptylparaben
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Names
IUPAC name
Heptyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
Other names
Heptyl p-hydroxybenzoate; Heptyl paraben; Heptylparaben; Nipaheptyl; n-Heptyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; n-Heptyl p-hydroxybenzoate; Heptyl para-hydroxybenzoate; E209
Identifiers
1085-12-7 YesY
ChemSpider 13515 YesY
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PubChem 14138
UNII K2CIJ448IX
Properties
C14H20O3
Molar mass 236.31 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is 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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