Glossary

What is… Octinoxate?

Octinoxate is a chemical compound found in sunscreen formulations, formed from a combination of methoxycinnamic…

What is… Homosalate?

An ester of salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol, homosalate is a common ingredient in sunscreen formulates. Homosalate…

What is… Octocrylene?

Octocrylene is an organic compound formed through condensation of diphenylcyanoacrylate and 2-ethylhexanol. This compound is…

What is… Octisalate?

Octisalate is an ester that is created from condensation of salicylic acid and 2-ethylhexanol. It’s…