Structural Elucidation Of Unknown Organic Compound A Using Physical, Chemical And Spectroscopic Methods
The compound has been subjected mm investigations by chemical, physical and spectroscopic reactions and its structure suggested. Physical investigations shows the compound to be contains carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen with a molecular Formula of CgHgQ3. After spectroscopic analysis and derivative preparation, the compound uias found to be methyl p-hydroxy benzoate. It i3 commonly known as rnethylparaben. Methylparaben is used a3 a preservative in foods, beverages and cosmetics.