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methylbenzylidene camphor
neo heliopan MBC (Symrise)

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CAS Number: 36861-47-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):38102-62-4
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:253-242-6
Nikkaji Web:J2.361.347F
Beilstein Number:9213949
XlogP3-AA:4.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:254.37254000
Formula:C18 H22 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:cosmetic UV absorber
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:white powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 371.00 to 372.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 336.00 °F. TCC ( 168.90 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 3.385 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.1966 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: uv absorbers
uv filters
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For experimental / research use only.
4-Methylbenzylidene camphor >98%
Odor: characteristic
Use: 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) is an organic camphor derivative that is used in the cosmetic industry for its ability to protect the skin against UV, specifically UV B radiation. 4-MBC a UV-B ray filter, is an endocrine disruptors (ED).ion.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma
For experimental / research use only.
3-(4-Methylbenzylidene)camphor ≥98.0% (GC)
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic UV absorber
Recommendation for methylbenzylidene camphor usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for methylbenzylidene camphor flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):36861-47-9
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :6434217
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
RTECS:DT5099565 for cas# 36861-47-9
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Pubchem (cid):6434217
Pubchem (sid):134998495
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 u.v. absorbers
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one, 1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]-, (3E)-
 eusolex 6300
 methyl benzylidene camphor
4-methyl benzylidene camphor
3-(4-methyl benzylidene camphor)
 neo heliopan MBC (Symrise)
 parsol 5000
(±)-1,7,7-trimethyl-3-((4-methyl phenyl)methylene) bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-one
 uvinul MBC 95
None found
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