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Title: Homosalate
CAS Registry Number: 118-56-9
CAS Name: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester
Additional Names: salicylic acid 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester; 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate; homomenthyl salicylate
Trademarks: Eusolex HMS (Merck KGaA); Neo Heliopan HMS (Symrise); Parsol HMS (DSM)
Molecular Formula: C16H22O3
Molecular Weight: 262.34
Percent Composition: C 73.25%, H 8.45%, O 18.30%
Literature References: UV-B absorber in cosmetics and sunscreens. Prepn: Stockelbach, US 2369084 (1945 to Fries Bros.).
Properties: bp4 161-165°. n20 1.516 to 1.518. d2525 1.045. Sol in oil.
Boiling point: bp4 161-165°
Index of refraction: n20 1.516 to 1.518
Density: d2525 1.045
Therap-Cat: Ultraviolet screen.
Keywords: Ultraviolet Screen.

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