What is it?
Resorcinol monobenzoate is a ultra-violet light absorber that is added to plastics to prevent deterioration by sunlight.
How do I avoid it?
You should avoid any contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and, on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.
- Outdoor plastics, including signs & lighting fixtures
- Cellulose plastics
- Coatings and films
- Steering wheels
- Computer mouse
- Eye glass frames
Other names for Resorcinol monobenzoate:
- Resorcin monobenzoate
- Resorcinol 1-benzoate
- Benzoic acid 3-hydroxyphenyl ester
- Benzoic acid resorcin ester
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: