food antioxidant E218, CAS no.99-76-3, HS code291829

Methylparaben E218

Product Description



MethylParaben(E218, CAS no.99-76-3, HS code291829) is an anti-fungal agent often used in a variety of cosmetics and personal-care products. It is also used as a food preservative.Methylparaben is commonly used as a fungicide in Drosophila food media.

MethylParaben Specification

Appearance White crystalline powder
Purity ≥ 99.0%
Melting point 125- 128
Residue on ignition ≤ 0.1%
Acidity (mg/g) 4.0- 7.0
Related substances ≤ 0.5%
Identification Conform
Clarity of solution Clear and transparent
Heavy metal (as Pb) ≤ 10 ppm

Yamei doesn’t manufacture MethylParaben but we have good relationship with China MethylParaben manufacturers. Our supplier can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product. If you want to buy learn more this product, you can send us inquiry. We always have this product in stock, we can guarantee delivery in 2 week after the order confirmation. but if your order is too big, it would be take more times. MOQ is 500kg.

Price trend of MethylParaben

Upstream: Prices of upstream Hydroxybenzoic acid and methanol are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the MethylParaben manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of MethylParaben will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: MethylParaben is widely used as preservative in food industries.  food grade MethylParaben is available as fine powder(>99% purity).

MethylParaben gluten free

Yes. MethylParaben is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to processed food.

Halal Certified MethylParaben

MethylParaben is an organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, MethylParaben is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our MethylParaben is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified MethylParaben

MethylParaben is an organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, MethylParaben is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, MethylParaben is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

MethylParaben MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust

Side Effect of MethylParaben

Methyl Paraben is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

MethylParaben may increase chance of breast cancer in women.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.

Application and Uses of MethylParaben

MethylParaben is a organic compound widely used as additive in food production. As a antioxidants, MethylParaben can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.


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