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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



Test Specification
Character It occurs as a white or almost white, hygroscopic crystalline powder.

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Test D


  1. Specified test.
  2. Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry
  3. Thin Layer Chromatography
  4. It gives reactions of sodium
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
Related substances-

a. Correction factor


b. Impurity A

c. Unspecified impurities

d. Sum of impurities other than A


  1. for the calculation of content, multiply the peak area of impurity A by 1.4
  2. Not more than 3.0 %
  3. Not more than 0.5 %


  1. Not more than 1.0 %
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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