propylparaben


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propylparaben

[‚prō·pəl′par·ə·bən]
(organic chemistry)
C10H12O3 Colorless crystals or white powder with a melting point of 95-98°C; soluble in acetone, ether, and alcohol; used in medicine and as a food preservative and fungicide.
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The most common ones are parabens such as methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben, which allow skin care products to survive for months or even years.
Target announced its set of chemical goals in early 2017, one of which states that it will "improve beauty, baby, personal care and household cleaning product categories by formulating without phthalates, propylparaben, butyl-paraben, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-donors, or NPEs (nonylphenol exthoxylates) by 2020.
The chemicals singled out are: formaldehyde, triclosan, toluene, diethyl phthalate, nonylphenol exthoxylates, butylparabens, dibutyl phthalate and propylparaben.
4 Water, Sorbital, Hydrated Silica, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Flavor, Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Bicarbonate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben 2.
If the product you are using contains methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and isobutylparaben, it has parabens.
2010) hypothesized that propylparaben, a preservative, was unpalatable to French grunt because propylparaben is also aversive to the squid Doty-teuthis opalescens, causing this squid to produce escape jetting (Gilly and Lucero, 1992).
For example, propylparaben and methylparaben are found in many common cosmetics and other products.
Common chemical names for paraben compounds include methylparaben, ethylparaben, and propylparaben.
Methylparaben and propylparaben are the most common, each appearing in well over 10,000 of the 25,000 products in the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep cosmetic-analyzing database.
Consumers of cosmetic products and medicine might have a difficult time determining whether a product contains parabens as such ingredients are usually listed under different names like methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and benzylparaben.