Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate BP
Sodium methylparaben (sodium methyl para-hydroxybenzoate) is a compound with formula Na(CH3(C6H4COO)O). It is the sodium salt of methylparaben.
It is a food additive with the E number E219 which is used as a preservative.
Product Name: Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate
Molecular formula: C8H7NaO3
Molecular weight: 174.1g/mol
CAS No.: 5026-62-0
|Character||It occurs as a white or almost white, hygroscopic crystalline powder.|
|Solubility||Freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol (96%), practically insoluble in methylene chloride.|
|Appearance of solution||Solution, examined immediately after preparation, is clear and not more intensely colored than reference solution BY6|
|pH||9.5 to 10.5|
a. Correction factor
b. Impurity A
c. Unspecified impurities
d. Sum of impurities other than A
|Chlorides||Not more than 350 ppm|
|Sulfates||Not more than 300 ppm|
|Heavy metals||Not more than 10 ppm|
|Water||Not more than 5.0 %|
|Assay||Not less than 95.0% and not more than 102.0% (anhydrous substance).|
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
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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