Ashland Adds Homosalate UVB Filter to Offering
November 18, 2013 | Contact Author | By: Katie Anderson
Abstract: Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has added a homosalate UVB filter to its Escalol range of UV filters.
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has added a homosalate UVB filter to its Escalol range of UV filters. Escalol HMS UV (INCI: Homosalate) is an organic compound and ester formed from salicyli
c acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol that absorbs medium wavelength rays within the UVB spectrum. The UV filter is oil soluble and compatible in a range of lotion and spray systems. It may be used up to 15% in the United States and up to 10% in the European Union.
Z-COTE LSA provides broad-spectrum protection from long wave UVA rays and medium wave UVB rays by physically scattering, reflecting and absorbing solar radiation.
- Zinc Oxide
- UVA Protection
- UVB Protection