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Broad Spectrum O/W Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 PA ++++

This oil-in-water sunscreen lotion formulation is designed to provide globally broad spectrum, label SPF 50 performance. AvoBrite™ provides good photostability for Avobenzone, protecting it from photo-degradation and improving sunscreen performance. Olivem® 1000, our self-emulsifying biomimetic multifunction ingredient, is the basis for a stable emulsion. HallBrite® BHB is included to enhance spreadability and contribute to elegant emollience. In vitro analysis delivered SPF ~ 57, PFA (PPD) ~18, PA ++++, broad spectrum performance with critical wavelength 377 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AHomosalate [Homosalate] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Acrylates CopolymerAvoBrite®*6.00Photostabilizer
Butyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*4.00Sunscreen Solvent
BButyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CCetearyl AlcoholHALLSTAR® TA-1618 CETEARYL ALCOHOL0.35Thickener (Nonaqueous)
VP/Eicosene Copolymer 0.75Film Former
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE1.80Emulsifier
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS0.70Co-emulsifier
Polysorbate 60 0.50Emulsifier
Ceteareth-6 OlivateOLIVEM® 8001.50Co-emulsifier
DWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Butylene Glycol 3.00Humectant
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.10Thickener (Aqueous)
ECetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan OlivateOLIVEM® 10003.00Self-Emulsifier / Liquid Crystal Maker
FWater (Aqua) 15.00Volatile Carrier
Triethanolamine 1.87pH Adjuster
Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid [Ensulizole] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
GCaprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol 1.00Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane 4.00Emollient
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.50Deoiling Agent


1To a secondary vessel add phase A and start mixing. Add phase B and heat to 80°C and then add phase C.
2To the main vessel add liquids of phase D, start mixing and add remaining phase items in order.
3When solids of phase D are fully incorporated, heat phase to 75°C and add phase E.
4When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, slowly add phase ABC to phase DE with prop mixing.
5Start homogenizing phase ABCDE for 3 minutes, then switch to center mixing.
6Add premixed phase F (Triethanolamine level adjusted as need be for pH 7.5-8.0) to phase ABCDE.
7Start cooling batch and when batch is < 50°C add phase G one by one with mixing
8Continue mixing until batch is at room temperature, replacing any water lost to evaporation and mixing until smooth.


AppearanceOff-white lotion
Viscosity (20 rpm, Brk, RVII, SP 4, after 24h at room temperature; mPa∙s):9000 - 13000
pH6 - 8

*Patented and Patent Pending

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