Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol

Our database includes 227 products that contain Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol.

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What it is

Chemical UV Filter
Mineral UV Filter


Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol (Tinosorb M) is a hybrid and broad-spectrum UV ingredient. It is both a UV absorber and filter.

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 filters physically reduce the amount of UV rays from reaching your skin.

Tinosorb M covers a range of 280-400 nm and is photostable. This ingredient is neither oil or water soluble.

Tinosorb M, similarly to Tinosorb S, is not available in the US. However, it is available in the EU and Asia.

Also known as: Tinosorb M and Bisoctrizole

Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

UV Filter

Community Stats

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

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Oily

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Oiliness • Dryness • Fine Lines • Redness

Where it's used

Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol is most often found as ingredient number 7 within an ingredient list.

Of the 6 products in our database that have a known concentration of Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol, we've seen concentrations from 2% to 6% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38987
  • INN Name: bisoctrizole
  • EC #:  403-800-1
  • 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.