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Technical Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONNot applicable
GRADESCosmetic
SOURCE/ORIGINSynthetic
VEGAN SUITABLEComing soon
PALM DERIVATIVES STATUSPalm free

* Where Vegan suitable means free from animal derived substances.

* Please contact us for further information.

 

Applications

Benefits:

  • Octocrylene is an effective oil soluble and liquid UVB absorber offering additional absorption in the short-wave UVA spectrum. Maximum absorption is at 303nm
  • Suitable for a wide variety of cosmetic applications
  • The oil soluble UVB filter is ideal for the formulation of water-resistant sunscreen products
  • Octocrylene is an excellent solubilizer for crystalline UV absorbers
  • Approved world-wide. Concentration maximum varies according to local legislation
  • Octocrylene is a safe and effective UVB absorber. Safety and efficacy studies are available on request

Application/Recommended for:

  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)>Sun protection

Recommended use levels:

Approved world-wide. Concentration maximum varies according to local legislation.

  • Australia: Up to 10%

Alternatives

Similar or Equivalent to:

  • Custoscreen OC (Custom Ingredients, Inc.)
  • Escalol 597 (Ashland Inc.)
  • Eusolex OCR (EMD Chemicals)
  • Eusolex OCR (Merck KGaA /EMD Chemicals)
  • Jeescreen OC (Jeen International Corporation)
  • Neo Heliopan 303 (Symrise)
  • OriStar OCR (Orient Stars LLC)
  • Parsol 340 (DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.)
  • Uvinul N 539 T (BASF Corporation)
  • UVSOB 320 (LC United Chemical Corp.)

 

OCTOCRYLENE

CAS Number:6197-30-4
INCI:

Octocrylene

Composition:

Octocrylene

Used as an effective oil soluble and liquid UVB absorber for a wide variety of cosmetic applications. Offers additional absorption in the short-wave UVA spectrum. Possesses very good solubilizer for crystalline UV absorbers. Suitable for the formulation of water-resistant sunscreen products.

Please note that this ingredient has recently been banned in the European Union. Cosmetic products containing this substance and complying with the restrictions set out in Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 as applicable on 27 July 2022 may be placed on the Union market until 28 January 2023 and be made available on the Union market until 28 July 2023.

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