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I want to search for some elements such as: methoxycinnamate cyclomethicone ethylhexyl oxybenzone salicylate. What does they mean and what are they used for?? What could be a good web page where I can search for this kind of chemical elements.
*I really need this info as soon as possible!
Question Date: 2002-11-19
Answer 1:

Methoxycinnamate, salicylate, etc., are not elements but organic compounds that can be very complicated. If you are doing this for a chemistry project maybe your teacher can help you. Also, please do not forget to give proper credit to the authors whenever you access an information site.

Here are some web sites:
From the NIH (National Institute of Health):

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