A chemical sunscreen that works by converting the energy from UV rays into a non-harmful form, such as heat. Not recommended for kids or pregnant women, as it gets absorbed into the body.
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|Molar mass||228.25 g·mol−1|
|Density||1.20 g cm−3|
|Melting point||62 to 65 °C (144 to 149 °F; 335 to 338 K)|
|Boiling point||224 to 227 °C (435 to 441 °F; 497 to 500 K)|
|Acidity (pKa)||7.6 (H2O)|
|Flash point||140.5 °C (284.9 °F; 413.6 K)|
|Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):|
LD50 (Median dose)
|>12800 mg/kg (oral in rats)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Oxybenzone or benzophenone-3 (trade names Milestab 9, Eusolex 4360, Escalol 567, KAHSCREEN BZ-3) is an organic compound. It is a white solid that is readily soluble in most organic solvents. Oxybenzone belongs to the class of aromatic ketones known as benzophenones. It is a component of many sunscreen lotions.