Sodium Molybdate is useful as a source of molybdenum. The agriculture industry uses sodium molybdate 1 million pounds per year as a fertilizer. It is also used in the treatment of whiptail in broccoli and cauliflower in molybdenum-deficient soils,as a metal corrosion inhibitor, descaling agents, bleaching agents and skin and hair to promote the protection agent as a analytical reagent for determination of alkaloids, dyes.
Methylparaben is a preservative. It is the methyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid. It is an anti-fungal agent often used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products. It is also used as a food preservative. It is commonly used as a fungicide in Drosophila food media. Usage of methylparaben is known to slow Drosophila growth.