Product name : Uvinul MC 80
Chemical name : Octyl Methoxycinnamate
Other name : p-Methoxycinnamic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester
CAS NO. : 5466-77-3
Appearance Colourless or light yellow liquid
Assay (GC) min. 99.0% area
Hazen colour max. 50
Odour Very weak, characteristic
Refractive index 1.542(R)C1.54
Acid value max. 1.0 mg KOH/g
Peroxide value (Wheeler) max. 1.0 meq/kg
Solubility Miscible with all the usual cosmetic oils
Characteristics and Application :
Uvinul MC 80 ultraviolet absorber is an ester of para-methoxycinnamic acid and 2-ethylhexanol. It is stabilized with BHT. FDA Category-1 sun screen, approved worldwide. Colorless or light yellow liquid. Stabilized with 0.05 percent to 0.09 percent BHT.
Uvinul MC 80, a UV-B absorber, is a constituent of virtually every sunscreen. The cinnamic acid ester Uvinul MC 80 is conventionally obtained by condensation of anisaldehyde and methyl acetate.