Typical physical and chemical properties
Catalog Number ACM118569
Product Name Homosalate
CAS 118-56-9
Synonyms 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate;Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester
Description 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
Molecular Weight 262.34
Molecular Formula C16H22O3
Boiling Point 341.1 °C at 760 mmHg
Flash Point 132.3ºC
Purity 98%
Density 1.1 g/cm³
Solubility Insoluble in water (0.5mg/Lwater); miscible in alcohol
Appearance Colorless to pail yellow liquid, faint odor
Application Sunscreen emulsions, gels, creams, sticks, makeup.
Storage Store light-protected at a cool and dry place
Physical State Liquid
Vapor Pressure 4.17E-05mmHg at 25°Ca
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