1. Basic Information
Product name OCTOCRYLENE (OCT)
INCI name Octocrylene
CAS No.  6197-30-4
EINECS No.  228-250-8
Molecular Formula: C24H27NO2
Molecular Weight: 361.48
Structural Formula:  


  1. Technical Specification
Item        Specification
Appearance Yellow, clear, viscous liquid
Specific gravity (25℃) USP<841> 1.045~1.055
Refractive index (20℃) USP<831> 1.561~1.571
Acidity (ml/g) Titration (USP) 0.18 max
Chromatographic purity GC


Each impurity(%) 0.5 max
Total impurities (%) 2.0 max
Assay (%) GC (USP<621) 95.0-105.0

Microbial purity

Total amount of aerobe 100 CFU/g max
Total yeast and moulds 100 CFU/g max


  1. Application field

In cosmetics and personal care products, Octocrylene is used in the formulation of sun protection products, as well as skin and nail care products. Octocrylene can also be used to protect cosmetics and personal care products from deterioration by absorbing, UV rays.


  1. Packing

Standard packaging includes the following:

25kg per drum, 200kg/drum

Other package sizes are available upon request.


  1. Storage

Store in a well-ventilated, cool, dry area, out of direct sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.


  1. Period of validity

36 months