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HYDROXY-4 BENZOATE METHYLE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Food Industries
  • Pharmacology
  • Cosmetology
Universal entry(ies)
C8H8O3
formula, see observation
99-76-3
CAS number
OBS

An antifungal agent ... occurring as small, colorless crystals, or white, crystalline powder; used as a preservative in pharmaceutical preparations.

OBS

Also used as preservative in food (beverages, candy, baked goods).

OBS

methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) for the systematic name corresponding to the CAS number indicated on the present record.

OBS

methylparaben: (International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient) name.

OBS

[Also known under a large number of commercial designations, such as:] Abiol; Aseptoform; Maseptol; Methyl chemosept; Methyl parasept; Metoxyde; Moldex; Nipagin; Nipagin M; Paraben; Parasept; Paridol; Preserval M; Septos; Solbrol M; Tegosept M.

OBS

The prefixes "ortho-," "meta-" and "para-," along with their corresponding abbreviations ("o-," "m-" and "p-"), appear in italics and are ignored in alphabetizing. According to the actual chemical nomenclature rules in organic chemistry (in 2003), the numbers designating the positions of the disubstitution groups (1,2- for "ortho-," 1,3- for "meta-" and 1,4- for "para-") are to be preferred to the symbols "o-," "m-" and "p-." Furthermore, the prefixes "ortho-," "meta-" and "para-" should not be used anymore, and their corresponding abbreviations ("o-," "m-," and "p-") will soon be judged to be avoided, if not totally condemned.

OBS

Chemical formula: C8H8O3

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Industrie de l'alimentation
  • Pharmacologie
  • Cosmétologie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C8H8O3
formula, see observation
99-76-3
CAS number
DEF

Poudre ou cristaux incolores ou blancs, utilisés comme agent de conservation en alimentation (boissons, bonbons, pâtisseries) et en pharmacie.

OBS

4-hydroxybenzoate de méthyle : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée) pour le nom systématique correspondant au numéro CAS indiqué sur la présente fiche.

OBS

méthylparaben : nom INCI (de l'anglais «International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient», se rapportant à la nomenclature internationale d'ingrédients cosmétiques).

OBS

Les préfixes de position «ortho-», «méta-» et «para-», tout comme les abréviations correspondantes «o-», «m-» et «p-», s'écrivent en italique et n'interviennent pas dans une classification par ordre alphabétique. Selon les règles de nomenclature de chimie organique en vigueur aujourd'hui (en 2003), il est recommandé d'utiliser les chiffres 1,2-, 1,3- et 1,4-, respectivement. Les préfixes «ortho-», «méta-» et «para-» ne doivent plus être utilisés. L'usage des symboles correspondants («o-», «m-» et «p-») sera bientôt fortement déconseillé, sans être exclu.

OBS

Formule chimique : C8H8O3

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Industria alimentaria
  • Farmacología
  • Productos de belleza
Entrada(s) universal(es)
C8H8O3
formula, see observation
99-76-3
CAS number
OBS

Fórmula química: C8H8O3

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