What is it?
2-Hydroxy-4-Methoxy-4’-Methyl-Benzophenone is a chemical used as a UV absorbing agent in sunscreens and cosmetics.
How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.
- Lipstick/Lip balms
- Suntan oils
- Skin Care Products / Cosmetics
- Shampoos / Conditioners
- Powders / Sprays
Other names for 2-Hydroxy-4-Methoxy-4’-Methyl-Benzophenone:
- 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl (4-methylphenyl) methanone
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: