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Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate

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Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate Basic information

Product Name:
Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate
CAS:
5466-77-3
MF:
C18H26O3
MW:
290.4
EINECS:
226-775-7
Mol File:
5466-77-3.mol
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Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate Chemical Properties

Melting point:
<-25℃
Boiling point:
198-200°C
Density 
1.009
refractive index 
1.543-1.547
Flash point:
193°C
storage temp. 
2-8°C
form 
Liquid
color 
Clear colorless to yellow
Water Solubility 
<0.1 g/100 mL at 27 ºC
BRN 
5946632
Stability:
Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
InChIKey
YBGZDTIWKVFICR-JLHYYAGUSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
5466-77-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-, 2-ethylhexyl ester(5466-77-3)
EPA Substance Registry System
2-Ethylhexyl p-methoxycinnamate (5466-77-3)
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Safety Information

Safety Statements 
24/25
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
UD3392732
HS Code 
29189090
Hazardous Substances Data
5466-77-3(Hazardous Substances Data)

MSDS

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Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

colourless or pale yellow liquid

Uses

2-Ethylhexyl 4-Methoxycinnamate is an UV induced cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer (CDP) formation inhibitior.

Uses

octinoxate is the drug name for the sunscreen chemical generally known as octyl methoxycinnamate and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate.

Uses

2-Ethylhexyl-4-methoxy-cinnamate is used as UV-B-absorbing agent in sunscreens and cosmetic creams, lotions, lipsticks, sun oils, etc.

brand name

Parsol (Roche); Neo Heliopan (H & R Florasynth); Escalol (ISP Van Dyk) Note—The International Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI) name for octinoxate is octyl methoxycinnamate.

General Description

Colorless to pale yellow viscous liquid.

Air & Water Reactions

Insoluble in water.

Fire Hazard

Flash point data for Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate are not available, however, Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate is probably combustible.

Octyl 4-methoxycinnamate Preparation Products And Raw materials

Raw materials

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