Ethylhexyl Triazone

Ethylhexyl Triazone

  • INCI Name:          Ethylhexyl Triazone
  • Chemical Name: Benzoic acid, 4,4′,4”-(1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triyltriimino)tris-,tris(2-ethylhexyl) ester
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What is Ethylhexyl triazone?

  • Ethylhexyl triazone supplied by Quzhou Ebright Chemicals is equivalent to Uvinul T 150 by BASF,also known under the names Octyl Triazone,  Octyltriazon and Koptrizon. 
  • It is a new generation, oil-soluble sun filter that absorbs UV-A II and UV-B radiation.
  • Protecting in the UVB range (280-320nm) with a peak protection of 314nm, offers the highest photostable absorption of all available UV-B filters today.
  • Only little concentrations are required in sunscreen preparations to achieve a high Sun Protection Factor (SPF).

Features of Ethylhexyl triazone

  • Oil soluble.It has good affinity to keratin and completely insoluble in water, making it particularly good choice for water-resistant sunscreens.
  • Good Stability. It is very stable in light – ability to filter UV rays remains practically unchanged even when exposed to intense radiation.
  • Safety. It is hardly absorbed by the skin, rarely leads to irritation, causes no allergic reactions or sensitivity and there is no evidence of any (geno)toxic or carcinogenic effect.
  • Wide Application. It is being used in a wide range of cosmetic products to provide an appropriate Sun Protection Factor (SPF) in sunscreens or to protect cosmetics against UV radiation.

Dosage of Ethylhexyl triazone
It is approved for the use in sun care preparations in many countries worldwide with a max. concentration of 5%.

Uses & Applications

Personal care

  • Widely used as UV filters in sunscreens and cosmetics to prevent sunburn and skin damage, or as stabilizers to prevent photodegradation in many commercial products.
  • Finds application in formulating sun-, baby- & daily skin care products and decorative cosmetics with sun protection.

Product Details






White or light yellow powder

Melting point


Loss on drying



≥ 99.0%

PH value


Water solution degree of turbidity




Heavy metal


Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet –Ethylhexyl Triazone

Material Safety Data Sheet– Ethylhexyl Triazone

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