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Avobenzone

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0070356-09-1

Chemical Formula

C20-H22-O3

Molecular Weight

310

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Sunscreen

Chemical Name

1-(p-tert-butylphenyl)-3-(p-metoxyphenyl)-1,3-propanedione (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Avobenzonum (Latin)
  • Avobenzon (German)
  • Avobenzone (French)
  • Avobenzona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Avobenzone (OS: USAN)
  • B-MDM (IS)
  • Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (IS)
  • CTFA 00348 (IS)
  • EINECS 274-581-6 (IS)
  • Eusolex (IS)
  • Parsol 1789 (IS: Givaudan)
  • UNII-G63QQF2NOX (IS)
  • Avobenzone (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Hidribet 5/5 (Avobenzone and Urea)
    Roemmers, Peru; Roemmers, Venezuela

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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