Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate
Uvinul A Plus
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||397.51 g/mol|
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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.
DHHB has excellent photostability and compatibility with other UV absorbers and other cosmetic ingredients.
DHHB has been approved for the use in sunscreens in the European Union since 2005 with a maximum of 10 per cent and is also approved in South America, Mexico, Japan and Taiwan. In the United States it can be used for product protection.
- 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.
- UV Absorber Portfolio Performance Data and Regulatory Status, cosmetics.basf.de
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