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Padimate A

Padimate A
IUPAC name 4-dimethylaminobenzoic acid isopentyl ester
Other names isoamyl dimethyl PABA
Escalol 506
CAS number 21245-01-2
PubChem 88836
Molecular formula C14H21NO2
Molar mass 235.322
Melting point

<25 °C

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Padimate A is an organic compound that is an ingredient in some sunscreens. It is an ester derivative of PABA. It absorbs ultraviolet rays protecting the skin from sun damage. It is not approved for use in the United States.

See also

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