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Parabens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Parabens
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.300.460
D02.241.511.390.460
D02.455.426.559.389.127.281.460
D02.455.426.559.389.657.410.460
Unique ID
D010226
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010226
Scope Note
Methyl, propyl, butyl, and ethyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid. They have been approved by the FDA as antimicrobial agents for foods and pharmaceuticals. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed, p872)
Entry Term(s)
4-Hydroxybenzoic Acids
Paraben
para-Hydroxybenzoic Acids
Pharm Action
Food Preservatives
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Benzoates (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
72; METHYLPARABEN was heading 1963-71
Online Note
use PARABENS to search METHYLPARABEN 1966-71
History Note
72(71); METHYLPARABEN was heading 1963-71
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Parabens Preferred
4-Hydroxybenzoic Acids Related
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