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

This oil-in-water sunscreen lotion spray formulation is designed to provide globally broad spectrum, label SPF 50 performance. AvoBrite™ provides good photostability for Avobenzone, protecting it from photodegradation and improving sunscreen performance. HallBrite® BHB is included to enhance spreadability and contribute to elegant emollience. In vitro analysis delivered SPF ~ 58, PFA (PPD) ~20 (PA ++++), broad spectrum performance with critical wavelength 379 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AEthylhexyl Salicylate [Octisalate] 5.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Octocrylene [Octocrilene] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Homosalate [Homosalate] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Acrylates CopolymerAvoBrite®*6.00Photostabilizer
Butyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*5.00Sunscreen Solvent
BButyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CVP/Eicosene Copolymer 1.00Film Former
Ceteareth-25, Disodium Ethylene Dicocamide PEG-15 Disulfate 3.00Emulsifier
Tri-C14-15 Alkyl Citrate 1.50Conditioning Agent
DStyrene/Acrylates Copolymer (hollow spherical, 325 nm) 2.00SPF Booster
EWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Butylene Glycol 3.00Humectant
FDisodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.20Thickener (Aqueous)
GWater (Aqua) 9.60Volatile Carrier
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Cellulose Gum 0.40Thickener (Aqueous)
HPreservative a.n.Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane 3.50Transient Emollient / Feel Enhancement
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.50Deoiling Agent
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, WaterEUROL® BT0.20Multifunctional Active Ingredient


1To a secondary vessel add phase A and start mixing. Add phase B, heat to 80°C and then add phase C. Add phase D before combining with water phase and mix well.
2To the main vessel add phase E, start mixing and then add phase F items in order.
3When phase F is fully incorporated, heat phase EF to 75°C.
4When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, slowly add phase ABCD to phase EF with prop mixing.
5Start cooling this batch with mixing. When batch is at 50°C or lower, very slowly add previously prepared phase G dispersion.
6After mixing for 20 minutes, add items of phase H one by one with mixing.
7Continue mixing batch until it is at room temperature, replacing any water lost to evaporation and mixing until smooth.


AppearanceOff-white thin lotion
Viscosity (20 rpm, Brk, RVII, SP 4, after 24h at room temperature; mPa∙s):2060
pH5 - 7

*Patented and Patent Pending

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