You should know
What it is
Ethylhexyl Triazone is a modern chemical sunscreen that protects from UV-B radiation.
It is the most effective of existing UV-B filters, as it provides the highest level of photo-stable absorption. It protects from the entire UV-B range (280 to 320nm), with it's highest level of protection at 314nm.
Ethylhexyl Triazone is oil soluble, oderless and colorless, which mean it is able to be incorporated into a variety of different formulations.
It is not currently available within the United States due to slow changing FDA regulations. Outside of the US, it is used in formulations at concentrations up to 5%.
Also known as: Octyltriazone and Uvinul T 150
Ethylhexyl Triazone is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.0% of the products in our database containing it.
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Where it's used
Ethylhexyl Triazone is most often found as ingredient number 8 within an ingredient list.
Of the 12 products in our database that have a known concentration of Ethylhexyl Triazone, we've seen concentrations from 0.8% to 4% specified within their ingredient lists.
These are the categories of products that use Ethylhexyl Triazone the most:
Products with Ethylhexyl Triazone
- CosIng ID: 33895
- INCI Name: ETHYLHEXYL TRIAZONE
- EC #: 402-070-1
- All Functions: UV Absorber, UV Filter