Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate

Our database includes 801 products that contain Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate.

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What it is

Chemical UV Filter


Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate (DHHB) is a chemical UVA absorber. It is formulated for high UVA protection (320-400 nm) and photostability.

DHHB has been approved by the EU, Japan, Taiwan, and South America for use up to 10%.

UV absorbers are an agent that absorbs UV rays. They protect your skin by using chemical reactions to convert UV rays into heat and energy.

UV rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation from the sun. Other sources include tanning beds and welding torches. Radiation is the emission of energy. UV Rays are divided into 3 groups. UVA (320-400 nm) contains the least amount of energy. They are linked to long term skin damage such as wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. UVB (290-320 nm) rays emit more energy than UVA rays. They are capable of damaging DNA in skin cells. UVB causes sunburns and are thought to be linked to skin cancer. UVC (200-280 nm) contains the highest amount of energy. Our ozone blocks UVC. UVC can also originate from welding torches, mercury lamps, and sanitizing bulbs.

Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.2% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

UV Filter

Community Stats

63 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Normal Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Dryness • Sensitivity • Dullness

Where it's used

Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate is most often found as ingredient number 6 within an ingredient list.

Of the 10 products in our database that have a known concentration of Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, we've seen concentrations from 1% to 4% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38990
  • EC #:  443-860-6
  • All Functions: UV Filter
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.