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Minerals Only SPF 70, PFA 20 O/W Sunscreen Lotion

This mineral UV filters only, oil-in-water broad spectrum sunscreen lotion uses SolaStay® S1 to mitigate the photocatalytic and reactive oxygen species generating activities of the oxides. It was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~71, PFA (PPD) ~23 performance with critical wavelength 379 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 REFINED1.00Emollient
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSolaStay® S1*3.00Photostabilizer
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 / Water Resistance Enhancer
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE3.00Emulsifier
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS2.80Co-emulsifier
CStyrene/Acrylates Copolymer (hollow spherical, 325 nm) 2.00SPF Booster
DWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Glycerin 3.00Humectant
EDisodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.25Thickener (Aqueous) / Emulsion Stabilizer
FZinc Oxide [Zinc Oxide], Silica (10-30 nm primary particle size) 16.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
GPreservative a.n.Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane 5.00Feel Modification / Enhancement
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.00Deoiling Agent


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


AppearanceOff-white lotion
Viscosity (Brk, DVII, T-D, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa∙s)7000 - 11000
pH (as is)6 - 8

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