Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to methylparaben sodium salt (CAS RN 5026-62-0) and methylparabne potassium salt (CAS RN 26112-07-2). Methylparaben is a part of the parabens group, which are chemicals that are derived from benzoic acid. Methylparaben is a 4-hydroxybenzoate ester resulting from the formal condensation of the carboxy group of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid with methanol. It is most frequently used as an antimicrobial preservative in cosmetics and pharmaceutical formulations. It occurs naturally in several fruits, particularly in blueberries. It has a role as a plant metabolite, an antimicrobial food preservative, a neuroprotective agent and an antifungal agent.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.
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