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What does PHBA stand for?

PHBA stands for P-Hydroxybenzoic Acid

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Scientists found traces of parabens in 18 of 20 tissue samples in their study, entitled "Significance of the Detection of Esters of p-Hydroxybenzoic Acid (Parabens) in Human Breast Tumours," which Doctor Philippa Darbre and her colleagues at the British University of Reading published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology.
Parabens are esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid used as antimicrobial preservatives, especially against molds and yeast, in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and in food and beverage processing.
1989) isolated two phytoinhibitors, p-hydroxybenzoic acid and p-hydroxybenzaldehyde, from aqueous extracts of sudex (Sorghum-sudangrass hybrid) shoot tissue.