Used as an ingredient in sunscreen and other cosmetics.
Oxybenzone is an organic compound used in sunscreens. It is a derivative of benzophenone.
Mode of Action:
Oxybenzone absorbs UV-A ultraviolet rays, preventing them from reaching the skin.
Gonzalez H, Farbrot A, Larko O, Wennberg AM: Percutaneous absorption of the sunscreen benzophenone-3 after repeated whole-body applications, with and without ultraviolet irradiation. Br J Dermatol. 2006 Feb;154(2):337-40. Pubmed
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