Eucerin products and their ingredients

Extensive research and passion for skin are the foundation of Eucerin’s high quality products. Naturally, Eucerin experts take great care on choosing ingredients for all products and limit the number. Nevertheless, in case of intolerance or allergies, it may be helpful to check for certain ingredients in our Ingredients Database.

Key Ingredient

Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate

Benefit function

What is diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate?

Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate is an organic compound used for high UVA protection. Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation might lead to acute and chronic photodamage, making diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate so important for sunscreens. Its high photostability and compatibility with other UV-absorbing products make it a popular ingredient in skincare.

Is diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate safe?

Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate is used across the sunscreen industry because of its perfect safety profile. It has been approved in Europe since 2005 and it’s used in concentrations of up to 10% in sunscreen products.

It’s the ideal ingredient as it is very well tolerated, even by ultra-sensitive skin types. Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate also biodegrades easily, so it doesn’t impact the environment.

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