National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 2-Ethylhexyl p-hydroxybenzoate - 13015


CASRN: 5153-25-3

Formula: C15-H22-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, 2-ethylhexyl ester
  • Ethylhexylparaben
  • 2-Methylhexyl p-hydroxybenzoate

Known Uses

Used as an antimicrobial in cometics, food, drugs

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)


  • Microarray Analysis (Gavage) Selected (T13015)  
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
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