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Sunscreen Lotion Spray SPF 30

This sunscreen lotion spray formulation was designed to provide broad spectrum (SPF/PFA <3) label SPF 30 performance. SolaStay® S1 provides very rapid and efficient excited state quenching of Avobenzone, protecting it from photodegradation. HallBrite® BHB contributes to UV filter solubility and enhances product feel. This formulation was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~35 , PFA (PPD) ~15 performance with critical wavelength 375 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AWater (Aqua) (deionized) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Xanthan Gum (pharma grade) 0.25Thickener (Aqueous)
BHomosalate [Homosalate] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Ethylhexyl Salicylate [Octisalate] 5.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate 5.00Emollient
Butyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*5.00Emollient
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSolaStay® S1*2.00Photostabilizer
Diisobutyl AdipateHALLTRESS® DIBA SPECIAL3.00Solvent
CButyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 2.50UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Benzophenone-3 [Oxybenzone] 4.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
DVP/Eicosene Copolymer 1.50Film Former
Ceteareth-25, Disodium Ethylene Dicocamide PEG-15 Disulfate 3.00Emulsifier
Tri-C14-15 Alkyl Citrate 1.50Conditioning Agent
EMicrocrystalline Cellulose, Cellulose Gum (4% aqueous) 10.00Thickener (Aqueous)
FPreservative a.n.Preservative
Glycerin 3.00Humectant
GCyclopentasiloxane 2.00Emollient
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, WaterEUROL® BT0.20Multifunctional Active Ingredient


1To the main vessel add the Water of phase A, start mixing, add the remaining phase A ingredients in order, and heat to 70°C.
2To a secondary vessel add phase B, start mixing, add phase C, heat to 70°C, and then add phase D.
3With both phases at 70°C, add phase BCD to phase A with stirring. After mixing for 5 mins, start cooling and homogenize for 3 minutes.
4Continue mixing with cooling. At 50°C or lower, very slowly add phase E, and mix for 20 minutes.
5Combine and add phase F, then add phase G. When batch is at 35°C or lower, add phase H with mixing.
6Replace any water lost to evaporation and mix until smooth.


Appearance Off White - Pale Yellow Thin Liquid
Viscosity (Brk, RVDV-II, Sp 4, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa·s) 1350 - 2250
pH 5.5 - 6.5

*Patented and Patent Pending

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