Active Ingredient(s): Padimate O
Category: Sunscreen

Herpecin-L Overview

Padimate O is an organic compound related to the water-soluble compound PABA (4-aminobenzoic acid) that is used as an ingredient in some sunscreens. This yellowish water-insoluble oily liquid is an ester formed by the condensation of 2-ethylhexanol with dimethylaminobenzoic acid. Other names for padimate O include 2-ethylhexyl 4-dimethylaminobenzoate, Escalol 507, octyldimethyl PABA, and OD-PABA. Photobiology Padimate O absorbs ultraviolet rays, thereby preventing direct DNA damage by UV...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Padimate O
  • Emulsion
  • Lip Balm: 1.5% + 44%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Herpecin-L: (2 results)

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  • 54565-3201 Herpecin L Topical Stick by Les Emballages Knolwton Inc.
  • 71687-7773 Herpecin L Topical Stick by Focus Consumer Healthcare, LLC

Other drugs which contain Padimate O or a similar ingredient: (35 results)