PropylParaben, CAS# 94-13-3, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white crystalline powder. Propyl Paraben is widely used as antioxidants. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
PropylParaben may increase chance of breast cancer in women.
As Propyl Paraben is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Propyl Paraben for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Propyl Paraben could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Propyl Paraben in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Propyl Paraben for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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. Propyl Paraben is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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