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Inorganic, Broad-spectrum UV Filter

BASF has introduced an inorganic, broad-spectrum UV filter based on zinc oxide.

Water-based, High-UVA Titanium Dioxide Dispersion for Natural UV Protection and Added Formulation Benefits

A novel titanium dioxide (TiO2) showing enhanced UVA protection was previously found to be effective as the sole active ingredient in sun care formulations, achieving levels of UVA protection recommended by the European Commission. Here, a water-based dispersion of the same TiO2 particles is described that offers a high level of UVA protection in sun care products with excellent formulation flexibility.

Ingredient Profile—Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate

Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate (EHMC) is among the most frequently used organic ultraviolet (UV) filters, known primarily for its role as an active ingredient in sunscreen products.

Micronized Inorganic UV Filters

TRI-K Industries Inc. has introduced a line of micronized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide inorganic UV filters.

Researchers Investigate Bacteria Pigment as a UV Filter Without Allergens

Scientists at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology have found a bacterial component that serves as a UV filter without causing contact allergies.

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