n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Film-forming polymer increases sun protection : suncare

Volume 37, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



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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