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Chemical Name :

3,3,5 – trimethylcyclohexyl ester


Product Identification :
Synonym : 2-Ethylhexyl salicylate
Cas No. : 118-56-9
EINECS Number : 204-260-8
Formula : C16H22O3
Mol Wt. : 262.36
H.S.Code : 2918.99.0000
Chemical Structure :

Specifications :
Appearance : Clear colourless to pale yellow liquid
Odour : Typical, Bland
Colour APHA : 50 max.
Assay (GC) : 98.0% min.
Specific Gravity : 1.049 ‐ 1.053 @ 25o C
Refractive Index : 1.51 ‐ 1.519 @ 25o C
Acid Value : 1.0 max.
Residual Solvents : Meets the specifications of USP <467>
Solubility : Miscible Isopropanol, Ethanol, Paraffin Oil, Olive Oil, Mineral Oil, Dimethicone, Octyl, Palmitate, Mineral Oil Insoluble in water
Stability : Minimum storage time two years in the originally sealed containers.
Storage : Store in tight containers protected from light.
Sales Packs :

25/50/200 kgs HMHPDE drums

Homosalate is approved worldwide. The maximum concentration in ready for use preparations varies according to local legislation. It is listed in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 upto 10% Max.

Applications :

Homosalate (HS) is commonly incorporated into sunscreens for its antibacterial abilities & helps prevent product from turning rancid. It is an oil soluble chemical sunscreen agent that absorbs UV B radiation.

Advantages :
  • Antibacterial property
  • SPF booster
  • Most economical UV absorber available
  • Do not stain clothes
Note :

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