- INCI Name: Bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine
- Other names:
- Escalol S
- FDA Approval: No, but approved for use up to 3% in Japan and 10% in Korea.
- Blocks UVA: Yes
- Blocks UVB: Yes
- Photo-stable: Yes
Interactions with Other ingredients:
Oil soluble. Excellent stabilizer of other filters (such as avobenzone). Low concentrations can achieve a high SPF and UVA protection. Excellent performance booster and has strong synergistic effects on SPF when formulated with bisoctrizole (Tinosorb M), ethylhexyl triazone (Uvinul T 150), or iscotrizinol (Uvasorb HEB).
No estrogenic effects in vitro.
Cosdna Rating: 0 for comedogenesis, 0 for irritation
Beautypedia Rating: Best
EWG Rating: 0
Manufactured by BASF.