methyl abietate

methyl abietate

[′meth·əl ′ab·ē·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
C19H29COOCH3 Colorless to yellow liquid boiling at 365°C; miscible with most organic solvents; used as a solvent and plasticizer for lacquers, varnishes, and coatings.
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Formulators searching for a naturally derived water-resistant agent for their sunscreen should consider hydrogenated methyl abietate or hydrogenated glyceryl abietate, which are derived from pine rosin.