Sunsafe-OCR / Octocrylene

Short Description:

A UVB filter. Sunsafe-OCR is an effective oil soluble and liquid UVB absorber offering additional absorption in the short-wave UVA spectrum. Maximum absorption is at 303nm. Suitable for water-resistant sun care cosmetics. Good solvent of easily crystallizing oil-soluble and other cosmetic ingredients. Excellent photostabilizer, especially for Sunsafe-ABZ. Increases SPF of sun care cosmetics when combined with other UV filters.

Product Detail

Product Tags

Trade name Sunsafe-OCR
CAS No. 6197-30-4
INCI Name Octocrylene
Chemical Structure  
Application Sunscreen spray, sunscreen cream, sunscreen stick
Package 200kgs net per HDPE drum
Appearance Clear yellow viscous liquid
Assay 95.0 – 105.0%
Solubility Oil soluble
Function UVB filter
Shelf life 2 years
Storage Keep container tightly closed and in a cool place. Keep away from heat.
Dosage China:10% max
Japan:10% max
Asean:10% max
EU:10% max
USA:10% max


Sunsafe-OCR is an organic oil-soluble UV absorber, which is insoluble in water and helps to dissolve other oil-soluble solid sunscreens. It has the advantages of high absorption rate, non-toxic, non-teratogenic effect, good light and thermal stability, etc. It can absorb UV-B and a small amount of UV-AUsed in combination with other UV-B absorbers to formulate high SPF sunscreen products.

(1) Sunsafe-OCR is an effective oil soluble and liquid UVB absorber offering additional absorption in the short-wave UVA spectrum. Maximum absorption is at 303nm

(2) Suitable for a wide variety of cosmetic applications

(3) Combinations with other UVB absorbers such as Sunsafe-OMC, Isoamylp-methoxycinnamate, Sunsafe-OS, Sunsafe-HMS or Sunsafe-ES are useful when very high Sun Protection Factors are desired

(4) When Sunsafe-OCR is used in combination with the UVA absorbers Sunsafe-ABZ, disodium phenyl dibenzimidazole tetrasulfonate, Menthyl anthranilate or Zinc Oxide broad spectrum protection can be achieved

(5) The oil soluble UVB filter is ideal for the formulation of water-resistant sunscreen products

(6) Sunsafe-OCR is an excellent solubilizer for crystalline UV absorbers

(7) Approved world-wide. Concentration maximum varies according to local legislation

(8) Sunsafe-OCR is a safe and effective UVB absorber.Safety and efficacy studies are available on request

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