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  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameBenzophenone-12
  • CAS numbers1843-05-6
  • FunctionStabilizers, UV filters
  • Chemical groupPolymers

Ingredient Description

Lycus Ltd. provided MAXGARD® 700 is an ultraviolet light stabilizer which provides good compatibility with numerous polymers (including PVC, polypropylene, polyethylene (LLDPE, LDPE, HDPE) and LDPE/EVA-films) and inexpensively guards against yellowing. At certain concentrations, it conforms to FDA regulations for additives in polyolefins used in some food packaging applications. In addition to plastics, MAXGARD® 700 is used to stabilize coatings, adhesives and sealants while protecting from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.


  • Company nameLycus
  • Legal nameLycus Ltd., LLC
  • HeadquartersEl Dorado, AR, USA
  • Number of employees11-50
  • DescriptionLycus Ltd. specializes in substituted benzophenone UV light absorbers with our MAXGARD® line for use in plastics, coatings, adhesives, polyester films, personal care product protection and cosmetics. These additives preserve and enhance a final product's color or fragrance, which can diminish with continued exposure to UV radiation.
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