National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Hexylparaben - 13018


CASRN: 1083-27-8

Formula: C13-H18-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Hexyl P-hydroxybenzoate
  • 4-Hydroxybenzoesaeurehexylester

Known Uses

Used as an antimicrobial in cometics, food, drugs

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)


  • Microarray Analysis (Gavage) Selected (T13018)  
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
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