dioxybenzone


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dioxybenzone

 [di-oks″ĭ-ben´zōn]
a topical sunscreen.

dioxybenzone

/di·oxy·ben·zone/ (-ok″sĭ-ben´zōn) a topical sunscreening agent, absorbing UVB and some UVA light.

dioxybenzone

(dī-ŏks″ĭ-bĕn′zōn)
A topical sunscreen that blocks ultraviolet A and B.
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The active ingredients in commercial sunscreens are usually limited to zinc oxide or titanium dioxide to serve as a physical barrier against UV radiation, often in combination with avobenzone or dioxybenzone, which provide approved sun-protection-factor (SPF) ratings.
Ingredients such as avabenzone, Parsol 1789, oxybenzone and dioxybenzone provide some protection against UVA rays and can be found on the labels of many "broad spectrum" sunscreen products.
In tests, it filtered out ultraviolet light as well as associated chemicals: oxybenzone, dioxybenzone, octyl methoxycinnamate and padimate-O.
They ran sun-protection-factor tests to compare SoyScreen to four commercial UV absorbents: oxybenzone, dioxybenzone, octyl methoxycinnamate, and padimate-O.
Robert Sayre's petition calls for the elimination of all the salicylates (homosalate, octisalate and trolamine salicylate) and the benzo-phenones (oxybenzone, dioxybenzone and sulisobenzone).
Robert Sayre's Citizen Petition to the FDA requesting the Commissioner to formally withdraw approval of the anti-inflammatory sunscreen ingredients dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, trolamine salicylate, homosalate and octisalate has drawn considerable interest in the industry.
Sayre's petition requests that the FDA formally withdraws approval of the anti-inflammatory sunscreen ingredients dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, trolamine salicylate, homosalate, and octisalate.
2 USAN Name (nm)] (nm)] Dioxybenzone 284 327 Homosalate 306 Meradimate 336 Octisalate 307 Octocrylene 303 Oxybenzone 286 324 Sulizobenzone 286 324 TEA Salicylate 298 Molar Extinction Coefficient ([mol.