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Homosalate Basic information
Homosalate Chemical Properties
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Risk Statements 36/37/38
  • Safety Statements 26-36/39
  • WGK Germany 2
  • HS Code 29182300
Homosalate Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical PropertiesLiquid.
  • UsesUV screen, analgesic
  • Useshomosalate is a chemical uVB absorber included in the FDA’s Category I Sunscreen Chemical list. Its approved usage level is 4 to 15 percent by the FDA and 10 percent by the european union’s Cosmetic Directive.
  • DefinitionA homolog of menthyl salicylate.
  • brand nameEusolex (Rona Laboratories, Great Britain); Heliophan (Greeff).
  • General DescriptionViscous or light yellow to slightly tan liquid or oil.
  • Air & Water ReactionsHomosalate will hydrolyze under basic conditions. . Insoluble in water.
  • Reactivity ProfileAn ester and a phenol. Esters react with acids to liberate heat along with alcohols and acids. Strong oxidizing acids may cause a vigorous reaction that is sufficiently exothermic to ignite the reaction products. Heat is also generated by the interaction of esters with caustic solutions. Flammable hydrogen is generated by mixing esters with alkali metals and hydrides.
  • Fire HazardHomosalate is probably combustible.
Homosalate(118-56-9)Related Product Information
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