Sulisobenzone

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Sulisobenzone[1]
Skeletal formula of sulisobenzone
Ball-and-stick model of the sulisobenzone molecule
Names
IUPAC name
4-Hydroxy-2-methoxy-5-(oxo-phenylmethyl)benzenesulfonic acid
Other names
Benzophenone-4
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.021.612
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C14H12O6S
Molar mass 308.31 g/mol
Appearance Light-tan powder
Melting point 145 °C (293 °F; 418 K)
1 g per 4 mL
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Sulisobenzone (benzophenone-4) is an ingredient in some sunscreens which protects the skin from damage by UVB and short-wave UVA ultraviolet light.[2][3]

Its sodium salt, sulisobenzone sodium, is also referred to as benzophenone-5.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 8963.
  2. ^ Nohynek GJ, Schaefer H (June 2001). "Benefit and risk of organic ultraviolet filters". Regul. Toxicol. Pharmacol. 33 (3): 285–99. PMID 11407932. doi:10.1006/rtph.2001.1476. 
  3. ^ Skin cancer foundation: Understanding UVA and UVB