Used as highly effective UVB absorber. Offers improved photostability.


4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor


  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor is a highly effective UVB absorber with a specific extinction (E 1% / 1cm) of min. 930 at around 299nm in Methanol and has additional absorption in the short-wave UVA spectrum
  • The UVB absorber has a faint odor which has no effect on the finished product
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor is an oil soluble, white crystalline powder. Adequate solubility in the formulation must be ensured in order to avoid recrystallization of the 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor. 
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor is ideal for the formulation of water-resistant sunscreen products
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor can improve the photostability of Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • Approved to be used up to 4% in Europe, Australia, Brasil, South Africa, China and the ASEAN states
  • 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor is a safe and effective UVA/UVB absorber. Safety and efficacy studies are available on request

Application/Recommended for:

  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)>Sun protection

Similar or Equivalent to:

  • Neo Heliopan MBC (Symrise)
  • Parsol 5000 (DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.)
  • UVSOB MBC (LC United Chemical Corp.)
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