Octocrylene CAS 6197-30-4

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  • Purity: 99. 0%min
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What is Octocrylene?

Octocrylene is one of the most widely used chemical (organic) sunscreens. The well-known ANSAN small golden bottle, Shiseido New Sunshine Water Power Protection Lotion, L’Oreal New Multi-Protection Isolation Lotion, ISDIN Multi-dimensional Light Care Qin Rongshui Sense Sunscreen, La Roche-Posay Special Care Light Sunscreen, Proya Feather Sense Sunscreen, Dabao Clear Double Protection Sunscreen, etc., all contain octocrylene. As of 2019, there are 2,999 sunscreen products containing octocrylene in the United States.

Octocrylene, aliases: 2-cyano-3,3-diphenylisooctyl acrylate, otocrylene, belongs to cinnamic acid ultraviolet absorber, the maximum absorption wavelength for ultraviolet rays is 308 nm, and the wavelength for Ultraviolet (UVB) in the range of 280-320 nm has a strong absorption capacity.

Octocrylene has a stabilizing effect on the UVA sunscreen avobenzone (Paso 1789). Avobenzone is one of the organic sunscreens with the longest absorption peak wavelength so far. In China, the European Union, Japan, the United States, and South Korea, the maximum allowed addition of octocrylene is 10% (calculated by mass fraction). However, in daily sunscreen products, the amount added is generally 1-3%, and few products are added to 10%.

Octocrylene Uses

Octocrylene is an ingredient used in sunscreens because it absorbs ultraviolet light and protects the skin from the sun.

It is chemically related to cinnamate. It can be used to increase the SPF value of a given formula and improve water resistance.

Octocrylene has light stability, which can improve the light stability of other sunscreens.

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Application of Octocrylene

Octocrylene is a UVB sun block with solid waterproof efficiency and also a rather large band absorption range. It shows great light security and also is assessed by lots of business as a reliable SPF reinforcer and also waterproof reinforcer. This is an expensive active ingredient, authorized for use in the USA and also the European Union at 7 to 10 percent. Although an increasing number of popular among formulators, its cost as well as use level may restrict its use. On top of that, some research studies have actually shown that it may cause allergic reactions to skin with a history of photosensitivity.

Octocrylene is a compound frequently used as an additive in sun block. Due to its moisturizing homes, it is considered to have a skin moisturizing result. What makes this chemical so popular as a sun block additive is that it can counteract the ultraviolet radiation dissipated by the sunlight and decrease the damages to skin caused by long-term direct exposure to the sun. Octalin secures the skin from the dangerous impacts of sunshine as well as premature skin aging. It assists prevent the risk of skin cancer. This filter mostly soaks up UVB rays and shorter UVA rays, which are the causes of aging and skin cancer.

Side Effect of Octocrylene

Some individuals worry about the capability of the body to take in octocrylene, which may be present in blood, urine and breast milk. It might promote the production of complimentary radicals, which can harm DNA, thus enhancing the danger of cancer malignancy. Nevertheless, further research study is needed.

People with sensitive skin or skin diseases such as dermatitis might be a lot more going to avoid utilizing products consisting of octocrylene. Additionally, an individual may perform a patch test prior to the very first use of a product containing octocrylene. Patch test shall indicate whether the person is allergic or sensitive to the components in the item.

The United States Fda (FDA) has reviewed the security of octocrylene in sunscreen items and discovered that it is secure when the focus is up to 10%.


  1. Octocrylene – WikiPedia
  2. Hanson Kerry M.; Gratton Enrico; Bardeen Christopher J. (2006). “Sunscreen enhancement of UV-induced reactive oxygen species in the skin”Free Radical Biology and Medicine

Octocrylene Supplier and Manufacturer

As a octocrylene supplier and manufacturer with a strict standard product quality system certificate, Zhishang Chemical has long been providing the best octocrylene raw materials to customers all over the world.

Over the years, relying on professional team experience and customer-centric team concept to meet customer needs in a timely manner, our company enjoys a high reputation in the world. At present, our company has served more than 6,000 customers and has established long-term cooperative relations with customers from many countries.

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