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Working with TiO2 UV filters in powder form

Croda Europe reveals the findings of a study of emollients mixed with different titanium dioxide powders, each optimised to provide a different sun care-relevant claim

As consumer awareness of the importance of sun protection increases, there is growing demand for daily-use sun protection products with light sensory qualities alongside natural and other claims

As a result, inorganic UV filters are growing in popularity due to their mildness and lack of skin penetration compared to organic UV filters, as well as other factors such as their natural mineral origin. The most commonly used inorganic UV filters are titanium dioxide (TiO2) and zinc oxide (ZnO).

This article will cover how to optimise emollient selection and the minimum level of emollient required when formulating with mineral UV filter powders.

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