n-butyl-para-aminobenzoate

n-butyl-para-aminobenzoate

[¦en ¦byüd·əl ¦par·ə ‚am·ə·nō′ben·zə‚wāt]
(pharmacology)
H2NC6H4COOC4H9 A white, crystalline powder with a melting point of 57-59°C; soluble in dilute acids, alcohol, chloroform, ether, and fatty oils; used as a local anesthetic, in burn treatment and ointments, and in suntan preparations to absorb ultraviolet light.