- Other names:
- Uvinul MS 40
- 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone-5-sulfonic acid
- FDA Approval: Up to 10%
- Blocks UVA: Limited
- Blocks UVB: Yes
- Photo-stable: Yes
Interactions with Other ingredients:
Usually formulated with a neutralizing agent (such as Sodium Hydroxide, Triethanolamin, Tromethamine, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine). If product is overly neutralized (pH 9) the absorption curve shifts towards shorter wavelengths.
Helps stabilize other UV filters.
Safe to use in quantities approved by the FDA. Absorbed into skin.
Cosdna Rating: 0 for comedogenesis, 0 for irritation
Beautypedia Rating: N/A
EWG Rating: 3