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Homosalate CAS 118-56-9

Molecular Formula: C16H22O3

Formula Weight: 262.34

ZSpharmac: Homosalate Cosmetic Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Homosalate
CAS No: 118-56-9
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Homosalate
Other Names:3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl Salicylate
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colourless Neat
EINECS No.:204-260-8
Storage:Room Temperature
Provide:Homosalate MSDS;
Homosalate COA

What is Homosalate?

Homosalate, likewise referred to as Homosalate, is a regular salicylic acid UV absorber. Its chemical name is 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate. It can soak up UVB295 ~ The 315nm band of ultraviolet rays has been accepted by the US FDA, Europe, Japan, and Australia for usage in sunscreen everyday chemicals to safeguard the skin from UVB radiation damage. It is widely utilized in cosmetics such as sun block, toner, and clothes textiles.

Homosalate Property

Boiling point 161-165°C (12 torr)
density 1.05
vapor pressure 0.015Pa at 25℃
refractive index n20 1.516 to 1.518
Fp 169 – 173℃
storage temp. Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
solubility Chloroform (Slightly), DMSO (Slightly)
form neat
color Colourless
Odorat 100.00?%. mild menthol
Water Solubility <0.1 g/100 mL at 26 ºC


Applications of Homosalate

Application 1.
CN201610524180.2 reports a lightening and elegance lotion containing jasmine important oil, which is composed of the adhering to elements: ethylhexylglycerin, ethylene glycol distearate, homosalate, calcium hydrogen phosphate, rice bran oil, and Angelica dahurica extract., salt citrate, isononyl isononate, jasmine crucial oil, centella asiatica extract, heptatrienolone, serine, ammonium polyacryloyldimethyltaurate, ruba oil, glutathione, Chitin, dipalmitoylhydroxyproline, sage vital oil, dipotassium glycyrrhizinate, phytyl acetate, phytyl isobutyrate, vitamin E acetate, propyl hydroxyphenyl ester, methylamylcinnamaldehyde, Sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate, hydroxylated lecithin, water. The product of the development has amazing bleaching effect, has no inflammation to the skin, and has great skin flexibility after usage.

Application 2.
CN201610726087. ~ 3 components, nano zinc oxide 1 ~ 3 parts, homosalate 1 ~ 3 parts, eucalyptus oil 1 ~ 5 parts, excipients: surfactant, emulsifier and glycerin. The favored shoe polish generated by the existing creation includes plant-based brownish or yellow color footwear gloss selections, enriches market selections, provides antiseptic effect, can well repair great scrapes on natural leather, prevent small scratches, and can efficiently prevent natural leather from ending up being wet. It likewise has sunlight protection and ultraviolet protection (UVB and UVA), which can shield natural leather footwear for a long time, reduce the temperature level outside the surface area of natural leather footwear, and prolong the life span of natural leather shoes.

Homosalate Mechanism of Action

Homosalate is a salicylate that is biodegradable and non-aquatic. Homosalate is a UV sunscreen authorized for usage in cosmetics authorized by the European Union. It is likewise one of one of the most typically utilized ultraviolet UVB sunscreens in sun blocks. Previously, homosalate has actually been made use of in lots of widely known brand names of sunscreen items in your home and abroad. It is made use of in skin lotions, consisting of international brand names such as Clarins, Aihechun, Neutrogena, Eucerin, L’Oreal, and so on, along with domestic brands such as Runbaiyan, Proya, and Meikangfendai.

Homosalate is acquired by utilizing methyl salicylate and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol as resources, adding potassium carbonate, and undergoing a series of processes such as home heating, pressure reduction, and purification. Homosalate can be utilized in mix with other sunscreens. As an excellent solvent for various other sun blocks, homosalate can decrease the greasiness and stickiness of the product.

Nevertheless, as a chemical sun block, the application of homosalate ingredients has likewise been wondered about. Therefore, homosalate is still a restricted ingredient in cosmetics. The FDA has actually approved the use focus of homosalate at 15%; in China, homosalate Ester is the authorized sunscreen representative, and the enabled use level is 10%; in the EU, the range of use of homosalate has actually been better narrowed. According to the scientific viewpoint of the SCCS, as a UV sun block agent, homosalate is only enabled to be made use of in some facial items. And the optimum allowed concentration is 7.34%.

Preparation of Homosalate

Include 10.0 g of methyl salicylate and 14.0 g of 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol into a 250ml three-necked container, mix equally, add 5.0 g of potassium carbonate, raise the temperature to 120-130 ° C and react for 10 hours. Screen the water with gas chromatography. The conversion rate of methyl glycolate is 85.6%. Distill under minimized pressure to acquire 12.2 g of anemic and clear homosalate, with a yield of 70.8% and a GC pureness of above 99%.

About Products:
If you need the cosmetic raw material Homosalate, please contact our service staff directly, we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
Our company, as an experienced manufacturer and supplier of Homosalate, ZSpharmac will provide Homosalate raw materials to customers around the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has adhered to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, and customer first” and has won unanimous praise from customers at home and abroad.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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