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Homosalate (CAS 118-56-9)

Assay:  90.0~110.0%
Appearance:  Colorless transparent liquid
Capacity: 2000MT per year
Packaging: 200kg/drums
Sample: available


Homosalate (CAS 118-56-9)

Homosalate appearance

Homosalate Quick Details

Chemical Name: Homosalate

CAS No.: 118-56-9

Molecular Fomula: C16H22O3

Molecular weight: 262.34

Appearance: Colorless transparent liquid

Assay: 90.0-110.0%


Homosalate Typical Properties

Items Specifications Results
Apperance Colorless transparent liquid Colorless transparent liquid
Identification Infrared Absorption 197F Conform
Assay 90.0~110.0% 97.6%
Specific gravity (841) 1.049~1.053 1.050
Refractive Index (831) 1.516~1.519 1.517
Impurities Individual impurity ≤0.5%

Total Impurities ≤2.0%



Conclusion This batch complies with USP39.


Homosalate Usage 

Homosalateis anorganic compoundused in somesunscreens.

It is anesterformed fromsalicylic acidand 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol, a derivative ofcyclohexanol.

Contained in 45% of U.S. sunscreens, it is used as a chemical UV filter.

The salicylic acid portion of the molecule absorbsultravioletrays with a wavelength from 295 nm to 315 nm, protecting the skin from sun damage.

Thehydrophobiccyclohexanol portion provides greasiness that prevents it from dissolving in water.

Homosalate Packaging and Shipping 


Homosalate Storage

Stored in cool and dry place,keep the seal clean.



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