n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Film-forming polymer increases sun protection : suncare
|Article Title||Film-forming polymer increases sun protection : suncare|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Journal||South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||22 - 23|
One of this year's ingredient launches from Bayer MaterialScience was the polyurethane raw material Baycusan C 1000 for sunscreen formulations. Although it contains no UV-absorbing components, the film-forming polymer raises the sun protection factor (SPF) of sample formulations. In other words, it acts as an SPF booster. It also makes sunscreen products more water-resistant.
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