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Oil-in-Water Mineral Sunscreen Cream SPF 50

This natural (mineral UV filters only) oil-in-water global sunscreen cream formulation was designed to provide broad spectrum (SPF/PFA ≤3) label SPF 50 performance. HallBrite® BHB (Butyloctyl Salicylate) in HallBrite® EZ-FLO TDX, in combination with Biochemica® Bio Vera Aloe Oil, Biochemica® Avocado Butter, and Biochemica® Shea Butter, enhances product feel. It was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~53, PFA (PPD) ~18 performance with critical wavelength 375 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
APersea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable OilBIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO BUTTER2.00Emollient
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Canola OilBIOCHEMICA® BIOVERA ALOE OIL6.00Emollient
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER REFINED0.30Emollient
Tocopheryl Acetate 0.30Antioxidant Agent
Butyloctyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide (nano) [Titanium Dioxide] (40%), Triceteareth-4 Phosphate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, SilicaHALLBRITE® EZ-FLO TDX8.00UV Filter/Sunscreen Agent / Carrier System
BZinc Oxide [Zinc Oxide], Triethoxycaprylylsilane (30-200 nm primary particle size) 17.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CVP/Eicosene Copolymer 2.00Film Former
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE3.00Emulsifier
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS2.80Co-emulsifier
DWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Glycerin 3.00Humectant
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.35Thickener (Aqueous)
EPreservative a.n.Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane 2.00Emollient
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.00Deoiling Agent


1To a secondary vessel add phase A and start mixing, add phase B and heat to 80°C.
2Add phase C into phase AB, mixing well until all are dissolved, and then homogenize for 3 minutes.
3To the main vessel add the Water and Glycerin of phase D, start mixing and add remaining phase items in order.
4When solids of phase D are fully incorporated, heat phase to 75°C.
5When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, slowly add phase ABC to phase D with prop mixing.
6When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, slowly add phase ABC to phase D with prop mixing.
7Continue mixing until batch is at room temperature, replacing any water lost to evaporation and mixing until smooth.


AppearanceOff white cream
Viscosity (Brk, DVII, T-D, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa∙s)10000 - 15000
pH (as is)6.5 - 7.5

*Patented and Patent Pending

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