Benzophenone-3 is a potent UVA & UVB absorber (primarily UVB but also UVA), protects from suninduced skin aging (UVA), enhances UVB protection of other sunscreens (e.g. Avobenzone, Octyl Methoxy Cinnamate, Octocrylene).
• Incorporate into oil phase
• Stabilizes complex formulations & color cosmetics.
• Very strong UV absorptivity in the region below 350 nm.
• 1.5 SPF per 1% use in formulation.
• Provide no effect on initial color of substrates.