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Liquid oil soluble UVB sunscreen. Homosalate (other name is homomenthylsalicylate) is an organic compound, an ester formed from salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol, a derivative of cyclohexanol
- Sunscreen agent for mainly UVB protection
- Can be combined with other sunscreens
- Excellent dissolving properties for solid sunscreens
Liquid for easy use. Add at the end of formula and mix well. It is miscible with common emollients and ethanol. Use levels: EU max 10%, USA max 15%, Japan max 10% Australia max 15%. For external use only.
Sunscreen emulsions, gels, creams, sticks, makeup.
No purity grade applicable
Colorless to pail yellow liquid, faint odor
Insoluble in water (0.5mg/Lwater); miscible in alcohol
Store light-protected at a cool and dry place
Country of Origin
Raw Material Source
Salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol
Homosalate is produced synthetically from salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol, a derivative of cyclohexanol.
Not animal tested
GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Does not contain animal-derived components
Sunscreens are registered as API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) or OTC-drug with the FDA. This means that, if you want to sell products containing a sunscreen, your facility must be registered with the FDA and operate under cGMP guidelines. Further information about the FDA regulation of sunscreens can be found in our resource section.
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