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Cosmetics Ingredients
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4-Hexylresorcinol by Aurocos Speciality Chemicals acts as a skin lightening agent. It can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on skin, increases protection against UV-A and UV-B rays. It improves skin barrier against pollution and sun exposure. It is a chemical compound with anaesthetic, antiseptic and antihelmintic properties. It exhibits powerful melanin inhibiting properties. 4-Hexylresorcinol is used in skin- and sun care formulations.
  • Lightening / Whitening Agents
  • Sunscreen Agents > UV Filters / Sunscreens
  • Anti-pollution Agents
  • Anti-wrinkle Agents
  • protections
INCI Names
CAS Number
SpecialChem additionnal informations based on CAS Number : 136-77-6

Hansen Solubility Parameters

[18.1, 9.3, 5.1]
[δD - Dispersion force interactions, δP - Polar force interactions, δH - Hydrogen bond force interactions]

Please note, these HSP values are estimations. It is based upon the “like seeks like” principle. It splits an ingredients interactions into three parameters; δD (Dispersion force interactions), δP (Polar forces interactions) and δH (Hydrogen bond force interactions). Hansen Solubility Parameters can help you find a wide range of products that are predicted to be compatible with 4-Hexylresorcinol. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty. Learn More.

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