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Sunscreen Cream SPF 15

This formulation was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~16, PFA (PPD) ~5 performance with critical wavelength 374 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AButyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*5.00Solvent
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSolaStay® S1*1.50Photostabilizer
Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate [Octinoxate] 2.50UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
BTitanium Dioxide [Titanium Dioxide], Aluminum Hydroxide (60 nm primary particle size) 2.10UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CVP/Eicosene Copolymer 1.00Film Former
Cetearyl AlcoholHALLSTAR® TA-1618 CETEARYL ALCOHOL1.00Thickener (Nonaqueous)
Glyceryl StearateHALLSTAR® GMS PURE2.50Emulsifier
PEG-100 StearateHALLSTAR® PEG 4400 MS1.00Co-emulsifier
Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan OlivateOLIVEM® 10002.00Emulsifier / Liquid Crystal Maker
DWater (Aqua) (deionized) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.30Thickener (Aqueous)
EPreservative a.n.Preservative
Glycerin 3.00Humectant


1In secondary vessel add A and start mixing, Slowly add B with continued mixing
2Heat this oil phase to 70'C and then, add Phase C with mixing
3To the main Vessel add Water from phase D and start mixing. Add EDTA , when dissolved, add Xanthan gum
4When Fully incorporated, start heating to 70'C and add premix of E.
5when both phases are at 70'C add oil phase (A-C) to the water phase (D-E) with strong mixing
6homogenize for 3 mins and start cooling
7continue mixing until room temperature. Replace any water lost to evaporation, and mix until smooth


AppearanceWhite Cream
Viscosity(Brk, RVDV-II, T-D, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa∙s)15500 - 25500

*Patented and Patent Pending

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