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Benzophenone-3 cosmetic grade


Chemical Name: Benzophenone-3

CAS No.:131-57-7
Molecular Fomula: C14H12O3

Molecular weight: 228.24

Appearance:Light yellow green crystal powder

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Oxybenzone Quick Details

Chemical Name: Benzophenone-3

CAS No.:131-57-7
Molecular Fomula: C14H12O3

Chemical Structure:image.png

Molecular weight: 228.24

Appearance:Light yellow green crystal powder

English-synonym: (2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)phenyl-methanon; (2-Hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)phenylmethanone; (2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)phenyl-Methanone; 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-benzophenon; 4-Methoxy-2-hydroxybenzophenone butyric acid;Advastab 45;advastab45;Anuvex

Oxybenzone Typical Properties

AppearanceLight yellow green crystal powder
Melting point62.0-65.0℃
UV absorption coefficient (1%, 1cm)E288≥630
UV absorption coefficient (1%, 1cm)E325≥410
Loss on drying≤0.2%
Gardner color≤4.0
Residue on ignition ≤ 0.1 %
Heavy metal≤5 ppm

Use of Oxybenzone

Oxybenzone is a broad-spectrum UV absorber with high absorption, non-toxicity, no teratogenic effects, good light and heat stability, and it can absorb UV-A and UV-B at the same time. It is the US FDA. Approved Class I sunscreens are widely used in the United States and Europe and are widely used in sunscreen cosmetics such as sunscreens, creams, honeys, lotions, oils, etc., and as anti-tarnish agents for photosensitized and discolored products.

1. Used in plastics, chemical fiber, paint and petroleum products, especially suitable for light transparent products

2. It can be used in paints and various plastic products. It is especially effective for polyvinyl chloride, polyester, acrylic, resin, polystyrene and light-colored furniture. It is also a good cosmetic additive. The dosage is 0.1-0.5%.

4. Benzophenone ultraviolet absorber is an excellent stabilizer for synthetic plastics such as polyethylene, and the dosage is 0.5-1.5%. 

5. It can be used in paints, pigments, coatings industry, fine white wax and daily cosmetics.

Production method

Using a mixed acid as a catalyst, trichloromethylbenzene and resorcinol are condensed in the aqueous phase to form the intermediate 2,4-dihydroxydiphenyl ketone. Then, under the action of a phase transfer catalyst, dimethyl sulfate is used. Etherification to the desired product UV-9.

Oxybenzone Packaging and Shipping

25kg cardboard drums/cardboard boxes; 20kg cartons

Oxybenzone Storage

Sealed, dark

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