- Other names: Homomethyl salicylate
- FDA Approval: Up to 15%
- Blocks UVA: No
- Blocks UVB: Yes
- Photo-stable: No
Interactions with Other ingredients:
Improves photostability of other filters.
Safe to use in quantities approved by the FDA. Skin penetration less than 1% in human and laboratory studies. May disrupt estrogen, androgen and progesterone but no evidence of toxicity or side effects have been documented in vivo.
Cosdna Rating: 0 for comedogenesis, 0 for irritation
Beautypedia Rating: Best
EWG Rating: 4