Synonyms: Benzofenon-10; Benzophenone-10; Mexenona; Mexénone; Mexenonum. 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxy-4′-methylbenzophenone.
Cyrillic synonym: Мексенон.
💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C15H14O3 = 242.3.
CAS — 1641-17-4.
BP 2008(Mexenone). A pale yellow odourless or almost odourless crystalline powder. Practically insoluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; freely soluble in acetone.
Mexenone, a substituted benzophenone, is a sunscreen with actions similar to those of oxybenzone. It is effective against UVB and some UVA light
BP 2008: Mexenone Cream.
Published December 31, 2018.