Chemical name: 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-benzophenone ( BENZOPHENONE-3/BP-3/UV-9 )
CAS NO.: 131-57-7
Main Chemical Indexes:
AppearanceWhite or Light yellow crystalline powder
Specific Extinction (E290)Min. 630
Loss on dryingMax. 0.2%
Heavy metalsMax. 5ppm
Burnt ResidueMax. 0.1
Total Aerobic CountMax. 100 CFU/g
Total Leaf MoldMax. 300 CFU/Characteristics and Uses:
Benzophenone-3 is a benzophenone type UV absorber. It is Compatible
with many plastics. It is particularly recommended for using in
cosmetics, it is also effective to protect PVC and unsaturated
1.Cosmetics: 0.1~10.0 wt%
2.PVC: 0.2~0.5 wt% based on polymer weight.
3.Unsaturated polyester: 0.2~0.5 wt% based on polymer weight.
4.Polyacrylate: 0.2~0.5wt% based on polymer weight.
Stability and Storage:
Benzophenone-3 can be safely handled without any irritation caused
to the skin. BP-3 should be stored in a closed system, and be kept
in a dry and dark place without any light exposure.
Package:25kg net cardboard drum.
Shelf life:24 months.