Molecular formula: C14H12O4 / CH3OC6H3(OH)COC6H4OH
Molar mass: 244.25 g/mol
Density: 1.38 g/cm?
Melting point: 68 °C
Boiling point: 170-175 °C
Appearance: Off white to yellow free flowing powder
Dioxybenzone (benzophenone-8) is an amoebic admixture acclimated in sunscreen to block UVB and short-wave UVA (ultraviolet) rays. It is a acquired of benzophenone. It is a chicken crumb with a melting point of 68 °C. It is baffling in water, but moderately acrid in alcohol and isopropanol.
Dioxybenzone is acclimated as an UV-absorber for polymers and coatings. It is acclimated as a balance for polyester film.