No purity grade applicable
Colorless to pale yellow liquid, faint odor
Insoluble in water (0.5mg/Lwater); miscible in alcohol
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature.
Raw Material Source
Salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol
Homosalate is produced synthetically from salicylic acid and 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexanol, a derivative of cyclohexanol.
Not animal tested
GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Does not contain animal-derived components
Under California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as OEHHA Prop 65, we are required to place a warning to this product since the OEHHA believes that retinol/retinyl esters may cause reproductive harm (e.g. interference in female/male reproduction or embryonal development), when in daily dosages in excess of 10,000 IU or 3,000 retinol equivalents. Importantly, retinol/retinyl esters are still required and essential for maintenance of normal reproductive function. Recommended daily level during pregnancy is 8000 IU. WARNING: This product contains retinol/retinyl esters, a chemical known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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