padimate O


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padimate O

 [pad´ĭ-māt]
a substituted aminobenzoate used as a sunscreen, absorbing ultraviolet rays of the UVB type.

padimate O

/pad·i·mate O/ (pad´ĭ-māt) a substituted aminobenzoate used as a sunscreen, absorbing UVB rays.
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Substances in sunscreens that absorb UVB rays include para-aminobenzoic acid and padimate O.
It is free of oxybenzone, PABA and padimate O to reduce the allergenic potential and is recommended by Irish dermatologists.
Active ingredients such as Padimate O, octyl methoxycinnamate, and octyl salicylate absorb primarily UVB rays.