propyl-

propyl-

[′prō·pəl]
(organic chemistry)
The CH3CH2CH2‒ radical, derived from propane; found, for example, in 1-propanol.
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In rabbits, after oral administration of methyl-, ethyl-, propyl-, and butyl parabens at doses of 0.4 and 0.8 g/kg, a small percentage (0.2-0.9%) of the unchanged paraben was excreted in the urine (Tsukamoto and Terade 1960, 1962, 1964).
The preservatives ethyl-, propyl- and butylparaben are oestrogenic in an in vivo fish assay.