|Also known as|
esterification between p-hydroxybenzoic acid and butanol
What is butylparaben used for?
Butylparaben is used as a preservative ingredient in cosmetic, personal care products, and pharmaceuticals.
Are there any health concerns when using butylparaben?
Butylparaben may be an endocrine disruptor and could affect sperm production and reproductive organs.
Warnings from regulatory agencies regarding butylparaben
- chemsec Sin List
- California Assembly Bill 145 Restricted Chemical
- EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety - Parabens