Appearance Clear Colorless to slightly yellowish liquid
Identification: A Infrared Absorption 197F
B Ultraviolet Absorption 197U
Absorbtivity at 305nm do not differ by more than 3.0%
Specific gravity 1.011-1.016
Refractive index 1.500-1.503
UV specific Extinction 1100-1180
Residual 200ppm mx
Octisalate is an oil soluale and water insoluable UVB absorber and generally used in combination with
other UV to boost SPF value. OS serves as an inhibitor against UV degradation of emusions,polyemer and dyestuff.
It is ideal for use in sun care and skin care products for daily protection. OS is a very good sunscreen.
Octisalate is a very good UV absorber. The salicylate portion of the melecule absorbs ultraviolet light, protecting skin from the harmful effects of exposure to sunlight. The ethylhexanol portion is a fatty alcohol, adding emollient and oil-like properties.