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RonaCare® AP

  • Company:

    Merck KGaA

  • INCI Name:

    Bis-Ethylhexyl Hydroxydimethoxy Benzylmalonate

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RonaCare® AP is a 24 hour 'chronoactive'. It provides advanced protection for the epidermal lipids and truly photostabilizes UV filters. RonaCare® AP is as efficient as tocopherol and as stable as tocopherol acetate. However, it also has numerous other properties. In fact, the real efficacy of this substance starts where the activity of conventional ingredients such as antioxidants or UV filters ends. It is the ideal partner for the UV filter systems used in sunscreens and day-care cosmetics as its activity continues long after exposure to the sun has ceased, extending overnight.

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Name (CAS Number)
Propanedioic acid, 2-[(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)methyl]-, 1,3-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester (872182-46-2) Sign in to view

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Name (CAS Number)
Propanedioic acid, 2-[(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)methyl]-, 1,3-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester (872182-46-2)
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Merck KGaA is a major developer and manufacturer of Personal Care and Cosmetics ingredients. Its Colorona® cosmetic pigment powders, composed of iron or titanium oxide-coated micas, are available in a variety of lustrous colors. Merck KGaA’s Eusolex® UV-Pearls® encapsulated UV filters deliver superior sun protection with reduced dermal uptake, minimal allergy potential, and no irritation.

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