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Regulations and Commercial Development, 3rd Edition

Edited by Nadim Shaath

CRC Press

976 pages | 141 B/W Illus.

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The increasing number of individuals affected by sun damage has inspired cosmetic chemists to research new vehicles for improved protection against UVA and UVB rays. This volume collects the latest research and perspectives on sunscreen development, assessment, formulation, and quality control from leading authorities in academia, industry, and the regulatory and medical communities-describing the evolution, chemistry, evaluation, and regulation of sunscreens in the 21st century for improved skin protection.


"…a one-of-a-kind reference that is appropriate for use as an in-office reference by chemists and researchers in the field."

-Electric Review

"…not only strongly recommended; it is a necessity for anyone in the field."

-Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology (for previous edition)

"…useful for those physicians…who make use of sunscreens in the prevention and treatment of dermatologic problems."

-The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery (for previous edition)

"..highly recommend[ed]."

-Journal of Toxicology-Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology (for previous edition)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Regulatory Aspects. Ultraviolet Filters. Cosmetic Formulations. Products with Ultraviolet Filters. Other Activities in the Suncare Industry. Production and Quality Control. Analytical Testing Procedures

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology