Avobenzone, chemically known as butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, is an oil-soluble organic compound used as a UVA filter in sunscreens, with a broad absorption range in the UVA spectrum.
Parsol 1789, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Eusolex 9020, Escalol517, Neo Heliopan AP, 2-Butyl-4-methoxy-4'-methoxydibenzoylmethane
1-[4-(1,1- dimethylethyl)phenyl]-3-(4- methoxyphenyl)propane-1,3-dione
whitish to yellowish crystalline powder
Solubility in Water
Not soluble in water
Odourless or very faint odour
Avobenzone finds primary application as a UVA filter in sunscreens and various skincare products to protect against harmful ultraviolet radiation and prevent photoaging.
The market growth of avobenzone is expected to be at a CAGR of 8.5% over the forecast period from 2023 to 2030.
Avobenzone is available in cosmetic grade, pharmaceutical grade, and technical grade, catering to specific requirements in skincare, pharmaceutical, and non-cosmetic applications respectively.
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