Salicylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, 2-ethylhexyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C15H22O3
Molecular Weight: 250.33
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethyl ether.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 200mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, UV absorbing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as UV absorbing agent.
UV absorbing agent, UV filters in personal care products. eg: sunscreen. dosage should not be higher than 5%.