What's Wrong With This Formula?

May 7, 2006 | Contact Author | By: Ken Klein
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Title: What's Wrong With This Formula?
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This SPF 45 lotion by Ken Klein has numerous errors. Can you find them?

Very Water Resistant SPF 45 Lotion

A.
Water (aqua), qs to 100%
Methylparaben, 0.6
Propylene glycol, 6.0
PVP, 2.0
Carbomer, 0.75
Tocopherol acetate, 0.2
Octyl methoxycinnamate, 7.5

B.
Oxybenzone, 6.0
Stearic acid, 3.0
Paraffinum liquidum (mineral) oil, 10.0
Zinc oxide, 5.0
Avobenzone, 3.5

C.
Triethanolamine 99%, 3.0

D.
DMDM hydantoin, 0.2

E.
Fragrance (parfum), 0.25

 

There are at least ten errors in this formula. Click here to download answers.