Sodium methylparaben

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Sodium methylparaben
Sodium methyl para-hydroxybenzoate.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Sodium 4-(methoxycarbonyl)phenoxide
Other names
Sodium methyl p-hydroxybenzoate; Methylparaben sodium salt; E219
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.023.377 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 225-714-1
E number E219 (preservatives)
KEGG
UNII
  • O=C([O-])C1=CC=C(O)C=C1.[Na+]
Properties
C8H7NaO3
Molar mass 174.131 g·mol−1
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS05: CorrosiveGHS07: Exclamation mark
Danger
H302, H315, H318, H412
P264, P270, P273, P280, P301+P312, P302+P352, P305+P351+P338, P310, P321, P330, P332+P313, P362, P501
Except where otherwise noted, 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.

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