Sodium methylparaben

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Sodium methylparaben
Sodium methyl para-hydroxybenzoate.svg
IUPAC name
Sodium 4-(methoxycarbonyl)phenolate
Other names
Sodium methyl p-hydroxybenzoate; Methylparaben sodium salt; E219
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.023.377
EC Number 225-714-1
E number E219 (preservatives)
Molar mass 174.131 g·mol−1
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.