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Oil in Water Emulsion SPF 50 Lotion

This sunscreen lotion formulation was designed to provide broad spectrum (SPF/PFA ≤3), PA ++++, label SPF 50 performance. HallBrite® BHB (Butyloctyl Salicylate) in HallBrite® EZ-FLO TDX aids UV filter solubility and enhances product feel. This formulation was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~ 56, PFA (PPD) ~ 20 (PA ++++), 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
Homosalate [Homosalate] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Butyloctyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide (nano) [Titanium Dioxide] (40%), Triceteareth-4 Phosphate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, SilicaHALLBRITE® EZ-FLO TDX10.00UV Filter/Sunscreen Agent / Carrier System
BBenzophenone-3 [Oxybenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CVP/Eicosene Copolymer 1.00Film Former
Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan OlivateOLIVEM® 10002.00Self-Emulsifier / Liquid Crystal Maker
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE1.40Emulsifier
Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sorbitan OlivateOLIWAX® LC2.00Stabilizing Agent / Liquid Crystal Promoter
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS0.60Co-emulsifier
DWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Glycerin 3.00Humectant
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.20Thickener (Aqueous)
Potassium Cetyl Phosphate 1.20Emulsifier
ECylcopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane 4.00Transient Emollient / Feel Enhancement
Preservative a.n.Emollient
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.00Deoiling Agent


1To a secondary vessel, add phase A and start mixing. Add phase B with mixing. Start heating to 75°C. Add phase C to phase AB and mix well until uniform.
2To the main vessel add phase D, mixing until fully incorporated. Heat to 75°C.
3When both phases are homogeneous at their designated temperature, very slowly add phase ABC to phase D.
4Homogenize phase ABCD for 3 minutes, then switch to center-stir mixing.
5Start to cool to room temperature. When batch is below 50°C add phase E to phase ABCD and mix until uniform.


Appearance (25°C)Off-white lotion
Viscosity (Brk, RVDV-II, T-D, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa·s)9000 - 14000
pH (as is)5.0 - 6.0

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