WHAT IS BENZOPHENONE USED FOR?
Benzophenone is broadly used in domiciliary products, such as sunglasses, aliment packaging, laundry and charwoman articles to assure from UV light.
It can alloy bubbler baptize and drift from aliment packaging into food. Benzophenone is used in some aliment packaging inks and may drift into foods. Benzophenone occurs by itself in some foods (such as wine grapes and muscat grapes) and is added to added foods as a flavoring.
In claimed affliction products, benzophenone is used as a aroma enhancer or to anticipate articles such as soaps from accident scents and colors in the attendance of UV light. Derivatives of benzophenones such as BP2 and oxybenzone (BP3) are used in sunscreens. Oxybenzone is used as an ultraviolet ablaze cushion and balance abnormally in plastics and sunscreen agents. Benzophenone and oxybenzone are aswell used in attach polish, and lip balm.