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Oil-in-Water Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 +

This mineral UV filters-only oil-in-water global sunscreen lotion 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 Hallstar® Octyl Isononanoate, and Biochemica® Shea Butter, enhances product feel. It was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~60, PFA (PPD) ~24 performance with critical wavelength 380 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AEthylhexyl IsononanoateHALLSTAR® OCTYL ISONONANOATE10.00Emollient
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER REFINED0.30Emollient
Butyloctyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide (nano) [Titanium Dioxide] (40%), Triceteareth-4 Phosphate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, SilicaHALLBRITE® EZ-FLO TDX10.00UV Filter/Sunscreen Agent / Carrier System
BVP/Eicosene Copolymer 2.00Film Former
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE2.60Emulsifier
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS2.40Co-emulsifier
CZinc Oxide [Zinc Oxide], Silica (10-30 nm primary particle size) 12.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
DStyrene/Acrylates Copolymer (hollow spherical, 325 nm) 3.00SPF Booster
EWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Glycerin 3.00Humectant
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.25Thickener (Aqueous)
FPreservative a.n.Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane 6.00Emollient
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 3.00Deoiling Agent


1To a secondary vessel add phase A and start mixing and heat to 80°C. Add phase B, and then slowly add phase C.
2To the main vessel add the liquids of phase E, start mixing and add remaining phase items in order.
3When solids of phase E are fully incorporated, heat phase to 75°C.
4When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, add phase D to phase ABC and mix until uniform.
5Slowly add phase ABCD to phase E with strongly mixing.
6Homogenize for 3 minutes and start cooling. when batch is < 50°C add phase F one by one with mixing.
7Continue mixing until batch is at room temperature, replacing any water lost to evaporation and mixing until smooth.


AppearanceWhite smooth lotion
Viscosity (Brk, DVII, T-D, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa∙s)5500 - 8500
pH6.5 - 7.5

*Patented and Patent Pending

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