Potent absorber of sun rays (mainly UVB, less UVA) / 270-328 nm, protecting the skin from damage. It is also used to reduce the appearance of scars. Can be added to formulas as is, recommended final concentration 2-10%, 1% corresponds to a sun protection factor (SPF) of about 2. Maximum allowed: USA 7.5 %, Europe & Japan 10 %. Should be stored light-protected.