Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate

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Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate
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Names
IUPAC name
Hexyl 2-[4-(diethylamino)-2-hydroxybenzoyl]benzoate
Other names
Uvinul A Plus
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.103.916
Properties
C24H31NO4
Molar mass 397.51 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate (INCI) is an organic compound used in sunscreens to absorb UVA radiation. It is marketed as Uvinul A Plus by BASF. DHHB has an absorption maximum of 354 nm.[1][2]

DHHB has excellent photostability and compatibility with other UV absorbers and other cosmetic ingredients.[3]

DHHB has been approved for the use in sunscreens in the European Union since 2005 with a maximum of 10 per cent[4][5] and is also approved in South America, Mexico, Japan and Taiwan.[6] In the United States it can be used for product protection.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vielhaber G, Grether-Beck S, Koch O, Johncock W, Krutmann J (March 2006). "Sunscreens with an absorption maximum of > or =360 nm provide optimal protection against UVA1-induced expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1, interleukin-1, and interleukin-6 in human dermal fibroblasts". Photochem Photobiol Sci. 5 (3): 275–82. doi:10.1039/b516702g. PMID 16520862. 
  2. ^ UV Absorber Portfolio Performance Data and Regulatory Status, cosmetics.basf.de
  3. ^ http://sciencelinks.jp/j-east/article/200216/000020021602A0553728.php
  4. ^ http://www.corporate.basf.com/en/investor/strategie/kunden/uvinul.htm
  5. ^ http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/consleg/1976/L/01976L0768-20060809-en.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.cosmetics.basf.de/pdf/publications/Uvinul_A_Plus_Broschuere.pdf
  7. ^ http://www2.basf.us/corporate/news2004/02272004b.htm