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oxybenzone

 [ok″se-ben´zōn]
a topical sunscreen that absorbs ultraviolet B and some ultraviolet A rays.

oxybenzone

/oxy·ben·zone/ (ok″se-ben´zōn) a topical sunscreen that absorbs UVB and some UVA rays.
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Following opinion SCCP/1201/08 1 , adopted on December 16, 2008 which concluded the use of benzophenone-3 as a UV filter up to 6% in cosmetic sunscreen products and up to 0.
Today, benzophenone-3 "is not only the most common benzophenone to cause positive patch test reactions, but it also is the most common UV filter, overall, to cause allergy," wrote lead author Ashley R.
Of 2,517 urine samples tested, benzophenone-3 (BP-3)--also known as oxy-benzone or 2-hydroxy-4-methoxyben-zophenone--was detected in 97% (Environ.
Nedorost experienced a sudden recurrence of itching and redness 5 years after her allergy to benzophenone-3 was identified through patch testing.
digital media, construction glazing, some toys, medical devices, food packaging); triclosan, an antibacterial agent used in personal care products such as antibacterial soaps or toothpastes; benzophenone-3, an ultraviolet (UV) filter; dichlorophenols, metabolites of intermediates used in the production of several herbicides and insecticides; and parabens used as preservatives in cosmetics and food.
One chemical that is almost universally used in sunscreens is benzophenone-3 (BP3).
Of 2,517 urine samples tested, benzophenone-3 (BP-3)--also known as oxybenzone or 2-hydroxy-4-methoxyben zophenone--was detected in 97% (Environ.
During the second week, they applied the same amount of Essex cream containing 10% by weight of the three sunscreens: benzophenone-3 (BP-3), 3-(4-methylbenzylidene) camphor (4-MBC), and octylmethoxycinnamate (OMC).
The HERMOSA (Health and Environmental Research on Makeup of Salinas Adolescents) study measured the exposure of Latina teens to certain phthalates, parabens, triclosan, and benzophenone-3 in makeup and other personal care products (hermosa means "beautiful" in Spanish).
octinoxate, benzophenone-3, decamethylcyclopentasiloxane, methyl salicylate, limonene, and 4-tert-octylphenol monoethoxylate.
Examples of some lipophilic sunscreen structures are butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, benzophenone-3, ethylhexyl triazone, and bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methyoxphenyl triazine.