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avobenzone

 [av″o-ben´zōn]
a sunscreen that absorbs light in the UVA range.

avobenzone

/av·o·ben·zone/ (av″o-ben´zōn) a sunscreen that absorbs light in the UVA range.

avobenzone

[av′o-ben′zōn]
a sunscreen that absorbs light in the UVA range.
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The solution is applied to the textile contaminated with sunscreen comprising avobenzone, oxybenzone or a combination thereof.
Sunscreen must have the appropriate active ingredient to work well, which is most often avobenzone or zinc oxide.
Look for some combination of these ingredients: avobenzone, ecamsule, oxybenzone, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
Key ingredients include avobenzone, homosalate, octisalate, and octocrylene.
Some of the best choices are those sunscreens that employ either zinc oxide or avobenzone, both which have been shown to block the most damaging ultraviolet rays effectively without the need for other potentially troublesome additives.
Some of the kids' sunscreens contain only zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, which may be less irritating than products that contain chemical sunscreens such as avobenzone, according to the article.
If your skin is sensitive, zinc oxide or titanium dioxide are natural minerals with stellar UVA coverage; otherwise, you may want the longer-lasting protection of chemical-based SPF with UVA-blocking avobenzone or octocrylene.
Currently, only zinc oxide and avobenzone are approved by the U.
Products that combine these mineral agents with multiple chemical blockers such as ecam-sule, avobenzone, and cinoxate are particularly effective and cosmetically acceptable.
The American Cancer Society recommends using products that contain avobenzone (Parso11789), ecamsule, zinc oxide, or titanium dioxide to get some protection from UVB and most UVA rays.
Redermic [U], on the other hand, contains neurosensine, a calming ingredient to neutralize micro inflammation of nerve endings in the skin, as well as a patented combination of octocrylene with avobenzone and octisalate to provide broad-spectrum sun protection.
According to company officials, all of the reformulated products deliver superior protection without relying on chemicals such as avobenzone, oxybenzone and paraben preservatives that are typically found in sunscreens.