3-(4-Methylbenzylidene)camphor; 1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one

CAS Number
36861-47-9
Name
3-(4-Methylbenzylidene)camphor; 1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one
SIN Groups
Highly reactive compounds
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
3-(4-methylbenzylidene) camphor (4-MBC) is an endocrine disruptor with estrogen, antiandrogen, thyroid and progesterone activity, affecting several body functions and target organs including development of reproductive organs and behaviour.  Therefore ChemSec considers this to be of equivalent level of concern according to the 57f criteria. 
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2011 May
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

Synonyms
4-Methylbenzylidene camphor; 4-MBC; Eusolex 6300; Parsol 5000
EC number
253-242-6
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, it has been found in human milk, water and in wild fish in rivers and lakes in Switzerland.
Possible uses
Source: DHI 2006
Cosmetics
Technical function of substances
Source: DHI 2006
UV-filter
36861-47-9

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
Symrise

Symrise AG, Mühlenfeldstraße 1 37603 Holzminden Germany , , Germany

Source: ECHA