OMCX is an effective UV-B filter. UV-A radiation (320-400nm) is linked with the loss of skin elasticity, wrinkling and premature ageing, whilst the more powerful UV-B radiation (290-320nm) is linked to sunburn, cell damage and skin cancer. OMCX is soluble in most organic solvents facilitating good incorporation particularly into high SPF skin care and sunscreen product where a level of water resistance is desirable.
OMCX is compatible with most of the cosmetic ingredients. For total UV range protection, OMCX is formulated with Avobenzone (UV-A blocking). OMCX is highly effective UV-B filter which absorbs the UV-B rays in the range of 290-340nm.
|Chemical name:||2-ethylhexyl 4-methoxy cinnamate|
|UV-absorption range:||835 at 310 ± 2 nm (E 1%, 1cm, in methanol)|
|Applications:||Sunscreens, hand and face lotions, assists in protection of skin from damaging
UV-B radiation, component of anti-aging skin care formulations.
|Appearance:||Colourless to Pale yellow, oily liquid|
|Purity by GLC:||Minimum 98.0 %|
|Absorbance (λ) (E 1%, 1cm, in methanol:||Min 835 at 310 ± 2 nm|
|Acid Value:||1.0 Max|
|Refractive Index (at 20 °C) :||1.5420-1.5480|
|Specific gravity (at 20 °C):||1.008-1.020|
|Lovibond color 5 ¼ cell||Not more than 2.0|
|Solubility:||Soluble in Ethanol, Propylene Glycol, Isopropanol|
|Regulatory status max concentration:||US: Up to 7.5%,Canada: Up to 8.5%, Europe: Up to 10%, Japan:|
|Up to 20%, Australia: Up to 10%, China: Up to 10%||Up to 20%, Australia: Up to 10%, China: Up to 10%|
|Packaging:||235 kg Drum / 35 kg carboy / 1000 kg IBC|
|Storage recommendation:||Store away from incompatible substances. Incompabilities: Oxidizers
(Strong): Fire and explosion, hazard, protect from light. Shelf life two
years from date of original packaging under adequate storage conditions.