UV Filters

We offer a broad range of approved organic UV filters for sophisticated sun care formulations. These filters protect the skin from UV rays and prevent UV induced skin damage and aging. The highly effective UV-A, UV-B and broad band UV-filters meet the requirements of the fast-growing sunscreen market.

UV Filters

Description:

INCI: Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane

Features:

Chem 1789 (BMDBM) is a very effective oil soluble UV-A filter.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 5%
US: max. 3%
Australia: max. 5%
China: max. 5%
Japan: max. 10%

Description:

INCI: Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid

Features:

Chemsol HS (PBSA) is a highly effective water soluble UV-B filter.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 8%*
US: max. 4%
Australia: max. 4%
China: max. 8%*
Japan: max. 3%
*as acid

Description:

INCI: Homosalate

Features:

Chem HMS is an effective oil soluble liquid UV-B filter. It is an excellent solubilizer for crystalline UV filters such as Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane and Ethylhexyl Triazone.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 10%
US: max. 15%
Australia: max. 10%
China: max. 10%
Japan: max. 10%

Description:

INCI: Ethylhexyl Salicylate

Features:

Chem OS is an effective oil soluble liquid UV-B filter. It is an excellent solubilizer for crystalline UV filters such as Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane and Ethylhexyl Triazone.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 5%
US: max. 5%
Australia: max. 5%
China: max. 5%
Japan: max. 10%

Description:

INCI: Diethylhexyl Butamido Triazone

Features:

Chem DHBT is an effective UV-B filter, very soluble in cosmetic oils. Due to its high specific extinction and its excellent solubility it is much more effective than currently available UV filters.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 10%
US: not approved
Australia: not approved
China: max. 10%
Japan: not approved

Description:

INCI: Ethylhexyl Triazone

Features:

Chem L 150 is a highly effective oil soluble UV-B filter with an excellent photostability.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 5%
US: not approved
Australia: max. 5%
China: max. 5%
Japan: max. 5%

Description:

INCI: Benzophenone-3

Features:

Benzophenone-3 is an oil soluble broad band UV-filter. It is widely used in sun protection preparations. It can also offer protection of colorants against fading and helps stabilize fragrances and actives against oxidation.

Regulatory Status:

EU: max. 6%
US: max. 6%
Australia: max. 10%
China: max. 10%
Japan: max. 5%

Description:

INCI: Benzophenone-4

Regulatory Status:

Benzophenone-4 is a water soluble broad band UV-filter. It is widely used in sun protection preparations. It can also offer protection of colorants against fading and helps stabilize fragrances and actives against oxidation.

Functions:

EU: max. 5%*
US: max. 10%
Australia: max. 10%
China: max. 5%*
Japan: not approved
*as acid

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