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|Molar mass||244.25 g/mol|
|Melting point||68 °C (154 °F; 341 K)|
|Boiling point||170 to 175 °C (338 to 347 °F; 443 to 448 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Dioxybenzone (benzophenone-8) is an organic compound used in sunscreen to block UVB and short-wave UVA (ultraviolet) rays. It is a derivative of benzophenone. It is a yellow powder with a melting point of 68 °C. It is insoluble in water, but moderately soluble in ethanol and isopropanol.
- Merck Index, 12th Edition, 3357.
- The Skin Cancer Foundation: Understanding UVA and UVB
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