CAS 302776-68-7
AAKO name AakoSun DHHB
EC 443-860-6

Product description

AakoSun DHHB is better known as Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate. It is an oil-soluble UV A and UV B filter that is approved in many countries worldwide for use in sun care formulations, in Europe max. 10%. Because of its hydrophobic nature and its solubility in oil, it is particularly suitable to use in water-repellent and water-resistant formulations.

AakoSun DHHB is photostabile and be combined with other oil-soluble UV filters such as AakoSun OCR, AakoSun BEMT or AakoSun OTZ to provide broad spectrum UV A and UV B protection.


  • Has the ability to absorb UV light over a wide range of wavelengths and convert it into less damaging infrared radiation (heat).
  • It increases the stability of chemical hair colors.
  • Prevents natural- and synthetic hair dyes from fading in the sun.


Chemical structure


Packaging & storage

AakoSun DHHB is available in the following packaging types:

  • Drum of 25 kg.

Must been stored in closed container in dry, cool conditions. Has a minimum shelf life of 2 years under appropriate conditions of storage.



  • Bath products
  • Cleansing
  • Cosmetics
  • Fragrance
  • Hair care
  • Nail care
  • Skin care
  • Sunscreens