Padimate O

(BANM, USAN)
Padimate O Chemical formula
Synonyms: Ethylhexyl Dimethyl PABA; Octyl Dimethyl PABA; Padimato O. 2-Ethylhexyl 4-(dimethylamino)benzoate.
Cyrillic synonym: Падимат О.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C17H27NO2 = 277.4.
CAS — 21245-02-3.

Pharmacopoeias.

In US.

USP 31

(Padimate O). A light yellow, mobile liquid with a faint aromatic odour. Practically insoluble in water, in glycerol, and in propylene glycol; soluble in alcohol, in isopropyl alcohol, and in liquid paraffin. Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Padimate O, a substituted aminobenzoate, is a sunscreen with actions similar to those of aminobenzoic acid. It is effective against UVB light.

💊 Preparations

USP 31: Padimate O Lotion.
Published January 06, 2019.