Propyl-4-hydroxybenzoate; Propyl-p-hydroxybenzoate; Nipasol; Chemocide PK; Propyl Chemosept; Solbrol P; Propyl Parasept; Chemoside PK; 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester; Parabens; p-hydroxypropyl benzoate; n-propyl p-hydroxybenzoate; aseptoform p; betacide p; bonomold op; nipasol m; Paraben; paseptol; preserval p; propyl aseptoform; protaben p; tegosept p; pulvis conservans; 4-hydroxybenzoic propyl ester; propagin; propyl butex; nipazol; nipagin p; nipasol p; Chemacide PK; Propyl chemsept; n-Propylparaben.
This chemical is used as a preservative in foods (salad dressings, mayonnaise, spiced sauces, mustard, frozen dairy products, baked products) and in cosmetics and pharmaceutical preparations. It is also used as an antifungal agent, and in antibacterial ointments, dermatological preparations, proprietary lotions and skin creams. Other uses are for mold control in sausage casings and as a fungicide. It is also used as a pharmaceutic aid (antifungal agent) for cats. Cross: hydroquinone monobenzyl ether, other parabens, para compounds. ICU.