Synonyms: "nonylparaben", "4-hydroxybenzoic acid n-nonyl ester", "nonyl p-hydroxybenzoate", "4-hydroxybenzoic acid nonyl ester", "nonyl4-Hydroxybenzoate", "p-hydroxybenzoic acid n-nonyl ester".
Source: Nonylparaben is formed from the activities of marine bacteria, and belongs to the group of parabens. These compounds are widely used as antimicrobial preservatives in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
IUPAC Name: nonyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
CAS Number: 38713-56-3
PubChem ID: 586708
Canonical SMILES: CCCCCCCCCOC(=O)C1=CC=C(C=C1)O
Molecular Formula: C16H24O3
Molecular Weight: 264.365
Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 3
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 19
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