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Dioxybenzone (benzophenone-8) is an organic compound used in sunscreen to block UVB and short-wave UVA rays. It is a derivative of benzophenone. It is insoluble in water, which lends to the ‘waterproof’ claims that sunscreens make. It’s approved for use in the US at a concentration of 3%.   NCATS

  • Mol. Mass: 244.2427
  • ALogP: 2.34
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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