Ethyl Paraben BP


Test Specification……….BP
Description It occurs as white or almost white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals

Test (A)

Test (B)

Test (C)


A) Melting Point: 115 °C to 118 °C.

B) Infrared absorption spectrophotometry.

C) Thin-layer chromatography

Solubility Very slightly soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol (96%) and in methanol.
Appearance of solution Solution S is clear and not more intensely coloured than reference solution BY6
Acidity Specified Test
Related substances

a. impurity A

b. unspecified impurities

c. total

d. disregard limit


Maximum 0.5 %

Maximum 0.5 %


Maximum 1.0 %

Maximum 0.1 %

Sulfated ash Maximum 0.1 %
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 102.0%


It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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