Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences


Avobenzone-Anti-UV Agents


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Sunscreen Products

Social Benefits:

Sunscreen product , Used in Skin-lotions

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Telangana

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Integrated

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Brief Description

Description :

Avobenzone is an oil-soluble ingredient used in sunscreen products to absorb the full spectrum of UVA rays. Strong absorption of Ultraviolet A (320-400 nm, associated with long term skin damage) and Ultraviolet B (290-320 nm, causes sunburns). This light range is better than most other organic sunscreen technologies and marked as broad spectrum sunscreens. The major raw materials to be Utilized 4-Methoxyacetophenone, methyl 4-tert-butylbenzoate, NaNH2, Toluene.

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