14 07, 2018

Ethylhexyl salicylate

2019-09-12T07:31:43+00:00

ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE / OCTISALATE What is it? "Octyl salicylate, or 2-ethylhexyl salicylate, is an organic compound used as an ingredient in sunscreens and cosmetics to absorb UVB (ultraviolet) rays from the sun. It is an ester formed by the condensation of a salicylic

13 07, 2018

BCSA

2018-07-14T09:55:46+00:00

BCSA What is it? No wikipedia page. What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups: Benzylidene camphor sulfonic acid (BCSA) have been found to affect

13 07, 2018

Amiloxate

2018-08-23T12:55:03+00:00

AMILOXATE What is it? "Amiloxate is a sunscreening agent. It is approved for use in the European Union and is undergoing regulatory evaluation in the United States." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

13 07, 2018

Meradimate

2018-07-14T09:53:30+00:00

MERADIMATE What is it? "Menthyl anthranilate (meradimate) is a sunscreening agent. It is one of the 17 ingredients approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in over-the-counter sunscreen products." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to

13 07, 2018

3-BC

2018-07-13T14:08:50+00:00

3-BC What is it? "3-Benzylidene camphor (3-BC) is a mixture of several isomeric chemical compounds. The mixture was formerly used in cosmetics as a component (UV filter) of sunscreens. 3-BC can act like a hormone, as shown in cell tests and animal experiments, and

13 07, 2018

4-MBC

2018-07-13T13:29:08+00:00

4-MBC What is it? "Enzacamene (INN; also known as 4-methylbenzylidene camphor or 4-MBC) is an organic camphor derivative that is used in the cosmetic industry for its ability to protect the skin against UV, specifically UV B radiation." - Wikipedia What are

13 07, 2018

Octocrylene

2018-07-13T10:53:16+00:00

OCTOCRYLENE What is it? "Octocrylene is an organic compound used as an ingredient in sunscreens and cosmetics. It is an ester formed by the reaction of 3,3-diphenylcyanoacrylate with 2-ethylhexanol. It is a viscous, oily liquid that is clear and colorless." - Wikipedia

28 05, 2018

Phthalates

2019-02-07T11:22:00+00:00

PHTHALATES What is it? "Phthalates or phthalate esters, are esters of phthalic acid and are mainly used as plasticizers (substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility, transparency, durability, and longevity)." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

6 11, 2017

Ethylene glycol

2018-03-14T13:02:48+00:00

ETHYLENE GLYCOL What is it? “Ethylene glycol (IUPAC name: ethane-1,2-diol) is an organic compound with the formula (CH2OH)2.  It is mainly used for two purposes, as a raw material in the manufacture of polyester fibers and for antifreeze formulations. It is an odorless, colorless, sweet-tasting,

5 11, 2017

Triclocarban

2018-02-05T14:01:40+00:00

TRICLOCARBAN What is it? “Triclocarban, 3-(4-chlorophenyl)-1-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)urea, chemical formula C13H9Cl3N2O, is a white powder that is insoluble in water.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups: