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May 1, 2014
Two azobenzene compounds were synthesized and combined in liposomal membranes. Their physico-chemical properties and biocompatibility were evaluated. The safer one was chosen, and its protective function for UVA and UVB were tested in vitro and in vivo. This azobenzene liposomal formulation provided good efficacy with longer shelf life, which could be utilized as a novel kind of repeated UV absorber.
Oct 1, 2013
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has added a homosalate UVB filter to its Escalol range of UV filters.
Sep 11, 2013
Up until now, the sunscreen industry had not been able to deliver the advanced feel that consumers were seeking in their formulations, especially those containing inorganic sunscreen filters. To answer this need, Croda has developed an inorganic sunscreen filter with truly sensational skin feel.
Aug 14, 2013
CSIRO, in partnership with skin care company Larissa Bright Australia, has created UVA/UVB sunscreen filters that mimic the natural sun protection used by corals on the Great Barrier Reef.