propylparaben


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(prō'pil-par'ă-ben),
An antifungal agent and pharmaceutical preservative.

propylparaben

(prō″pĭl-păr′ă-bĕn)
Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate, C10H12O3, a chemical used as an antifungal agent and as a preservative in pharmaceuticals.
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Methylparaben and propylparaben are the most commonly used parabens in skin care products.
The variability of the weekly averages considered several weeks apart exhibited more contrasted patterns across compounds, with low between-week variability for some compounds (2,5-dichlorophenol, butylparaben, propylparaben, methylparaben) and a high variability for others (ethylparaben, bisphenol S, triclosan).
The chemicals singled out are: formaldehyde, triclosan, toluene, diethyl phthalate, nonylphenol exthoxylates, butylparabens, dibutyl phthalate and propylparaben. Several of the substances are widely used in cosmetics, fragrances and household products.
A Sodium monofluorophosphate, Calcium Carbonate, 7.4 Water, Sorbital, Hydrated Silica, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Flavor, Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Bicarbonate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben 2.
If the product you are using contains methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and isobutylparaben, it has parabens.
The mixture of Red, Blue, and Green contains three ingredients also present in our McCormick Black food color--Red 40, Blue 1, Yellow 5--but it contains three components not in Black food color--Red 3, propylene glycol, and propylparaben; it also lacks two components present in Black food color--phosphoric acid and sodium benzoate.
For example, propylparaben and methylparaben are found in many common cosmetics and other products.
No parabens (isobutylparaben, butylparaben, methylparaben, propylparaben).
Common chemical names for paraben compounds include methylparaben, ethylparaben, and propylparaben. In 2008, researchers in England discovered that parabens were found in pathology samples following breast cancer surgery.
Methylparaben and propylparaben are the most common, each appearing in well over 10,000 of the 25,000 products in the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep cosmetic-analyzing database.
Consumers of cosmetic products and medicine might have a difficult time determining whether a product contains parabens as such ingredients are usually listed under different names like methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and benzylparaben.