2-Ethylhexyl 4-methoxycinnamate


Octyl methoxycinnamate, OMC, 4-Methoxycinnamic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester
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Quality Level


98% (GC)

refractive index

n20/D 1.545

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General description

OMC provides protection against UV induced cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer (CDP) formation, filtering UVB.


10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

379.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

193 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Nur Duale et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 114(2), 272-284 (2010-01-15)
Octyl methoxycinnamate (OMC) is one of the most widely used sunscreen ingredients. To analyze biological effects of OMC, an in vitro approach was used implying ultraviolet (UV) exposure of two human cell lines, a primary skin fibroblast (GM00498) and a...
Yida Zhang et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 876, 55-62 (2015-05-23)
A novel cedar-like Au nanoparticles (AuNPs) coating was fabricated on an etched stainless steel (SS) wire by direct chemical deposition and used as an efficient and unbreakable solid phase microextraction (SPME) fiber. The etched SS wire offers a rough surface...
Wenlan Song et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1384, 28-36 (2015-02-11)
A novel zinc-zinc oxide (Zn-ZnO) nanosheets coating was directly fabricated on an etched stainless steel wire substrate as solid-phase microextraction (SPME) fiber via previous electrodeposition of robust Zn coating. The scanning electron micrograph of the Zn-ZnO nanosheets coated fiber exhibits...
Juan L Benedé et al.
Talanta, 147, 246-252 (2015-11-26)
In this work, a new approach that combines the advantages of stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) and dispersive solid phase extraction (DSPE), i.e. stir bar sorptive-dispersive microextraction (SBSDµE), is employed as enrichment and clean-up technique for the sensitive determination of...
S C Cunha et al.
Environmental research, 143(Pt B), 65-71 (2015-05-20)
In the last decades, awareness regarding personal care products (PCP), i.e. synthetic organic chemicals frequently used in cosmetic and hygienic products, has become a forward-looking issue, due to their persistency in the environment and their potential multi-organ toxicity in both...

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