Monobenzone Powder

Other Name: 4-Benzyloxyphenol,PBP
CAS: 103-16-2
Molecular formula: C13H12O2
Molecular weight: 200.23
EINECS No.: 203-083-3
Appearance: Off-white to white powder
Specifications: 99%
Storage conditions: This product should be sealed and shaded, stored in a dry
Shipping speed:1-3 days

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Product Introduction

What is Monobenzone Powder?

Monobenzone Powder is a depigmenting agent commonly used to relieve hyperpigmentation, such as various pigmentation spots, age spots, melanoma, etc. It can effectively decompose melanin in the skin, prevent the production of melanin in the skin, and restore the skin to health. s color. This product does not destroy melanocytes and can be used with confidence. On the market, PBP has been made into ointments or liniments and is included in the United States Pharmacopeia. 4-Benzyloxyphenol has been widely used and well received in domestic and foreign markets.

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Is Monobenzone Safe For Use In Cosmetics?

4-Benzyloxyphenol is a common chemical ingredient commonly used in various cosmetic and personal care products such as sunscreens, shampoos, conditioners, body lotions, and more. Its safety as a cosmetic ingredient has been a source of concern, with many consumers concerned about skin damage from using the ingredient. However, studies have shown that monobenzone is safe and can be used safely at appropriate dosages.

Monobenzone Powder was originally used in the medical field to help treat certain skin conditions such as psoriasis and skin cancer. Later, however, PBP was used in cosmetics, especially sunscreens, because it helped protect the skin from sunburn.

Regarding the safety of monobenzone, there have been many studies on its effects on the human body. These studies show that monobenzone is safe when used in appropriate doses. In places such as the European Union, Japan and the United States, there are safety restrictions and the use of cosmetic ingredients is strictly regulated. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved monobenzone as an active ingredient in topical sunscreen products.

In larger studies, there is also relatively sufficient experimental evidence for the safety of monobenzone. For example, monobenzone is safe for use in cosmetics, according to the findings of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR). In the "Cosmetic Hygiene Regulations" formulated by the European Union, monobenzone is listed as a permitted substance suitable for cosmetic purification. These evidences suggest that moderate use of monobenzone in cosmetics is acceptable.

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What are the benefits of Monobenzone Powder?

1) Suitable for pigmentation disorders:

Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition that causes the skin of the body, face, and extremities to lose melanin and become pale. In some cases, it can also lead to loss of melanin from the nails and hairline. PBP can inhibit the production of tyrosinase, reduce the synthesis of melanin, and achieve the effect of regulating skin pigment.

2) Improve uneven pigmentation

It changes the pigment distribution of the skin and makes the skin more even. It is therefore often used on the face to reduce the sharp lines between warm and cool tones.

3) Suitable for chronic skin diseases

Chronic skin diseases include psoriasis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, etc., which can cause the skin to become abnormal. Monobenzone may also be used to treat these related symptoms. Although this application has not been fully researched and tested, it has been shown to be effective in reducing the symptoms of certain chronic skin conditions.

4) Improve spots in the elderly

Monobenzone can reduce the color of spots and the color disharmony around spots by inhibiting melanin synthesis. Although the therapy has passed some clinical testing, it is still considered a new treatment because it requires more testing to confirm effectiveness and more attention on safety.

Test report about Monobenzone







Physical & Chemical


White or off-white crystalline powder


Partical Size

98% pass 80 mesh


Melting Point



Loss on Drying






Organic volatile impurities




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