13 07, 2018



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 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

11 04, 2018

Phenolic benzotriazoles


PHENOLIC BENZOTRIAZOLES What is it? Phenolic benzotriazoles is a class of compounds, with the chemical formula C12H9N3O, that mainly functions as ultraviolet (UV) stabilizers and UV light absorbers. The compounds of this class are structurally very similar and some of the most common

11 04, 2018

Vitamin A


Retinol / Vitamin A What is Retinol / Vitamin A? “Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds that includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids (most notably beta-carotene).” – Wikipedia Vitamin A / Retinol dangers This substance belongs to

28 11, 2017



QUATERNIUM-15 What is it? "Quaternium-15 (systematic name: hexamethylenetetramine chloroallyl chloride) is a quaternary ammonium salt ... Chemical formula C9H16Cl2N4.." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

7 11, 2017



1-NAPHTHOL What is it? “1-Naphthol, or α-naphthol, is a fluorescent organic compound with the formula C10H7OH. It is a white solid. It is an isomer of 2-naphthol differing by the location of the hydroxyl group on the naphthalene ring.” – Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs

7 11, 2017

Hydrogen peroxide


HYDROGEN PEROXIDE What is it? “Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula H2O2. In its pure form, it is a colourless liquid, slightly more viscous than water.” – Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

7 11, 2017



AMMONIA What is it? “Ammonia or azane is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3. The simplest pnictogen hydride, ammonia is a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to

7 11, 2017



NANOPARTICLES What is it? “Nanoparticles, also called nanomaterials, are particles between 1 and 100 nanometres (nm) in size. In nanotechnology, a particle is defined as a small object that behaves as a whole unit with respect to its transport and properties.” –Wikipedia

6 11, 2017



CHLOROFORM What is it? “Chloroform, or trichloromethane, is an organic compound with formula CHCl3. It is a colorless, sweet-smelling, dense liquid that is produced on a large scale as a precursor to PTFE.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs