Description: Solid oil solubleUVA/UVB sunscreen. Aromatic ketone (synonyms: 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-benzophenone,benzophenone-3). Pale yellow crystalline powder, weak rose-like odor.Water-insoluble, soluble in alcohol& oil.
Properties: UVA & UVBabsorber (primarily UVB but also UVA), enhances activity of other sunscreens(e.g. homosalate, octyl salicylate, OM-cinnamate, octinoxate). Protectspolymers & organic substances in cosmetic products, stabilizes complexformulations & color cosmetics.
Use: Incorporate into oilphase. Allowed use levels in the USA: up to 6% alone and 2-6% when used incombination with other sunscreen actives. Allowed levels in other countries: EU10%, Japan 5%. For external use only. Store light- protected.
Applications: Sun care products(incl. baby sun care), color cosmetics with sun protection, various cosmetics& fragrances for product protection.