The site lists other chemicals that can be harmful to corals: octinoxate (octyl methoxycinnamate), homosalate, octocrylene, avobenzone, octisalate
, homosalate, fragrances and nano-particles ("clear"; TiO2; ZnO).
and homosalate to fully enhance UVB radiation defense.
The frequency of each active component identified among the various samples was as follows: avobenzone, 88% (n=30); octo crylene, 82% (n = 28); octisalate
, 73% (n=25); oxybenzone, 44% (n=15); homosalate, 41% (n = 14); bemotrinizol, 38% (n=13); titanium dioxide, 32% (n=11); octinoxate, 17% (n=6); ensulizol, 17% (n=6); iscotrizinol, 5% (n=2); padimate O, 5% (n=2); octyltriazone, 3% (n=1).
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.
Key ingredients include avobenzone, homosalate, octisalate
, and octocrylene.
The company's products contain zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide, as well as octinaoxate, octisalate
Targeting those with rosacea, La-Roche Posa/s newest creation is Rosaliac CC Cream, featuring active Ingredients octinoxate 3%, octisalate
This leaves only 10 ingredients that could be formulated in today's US sunscreen formulations--namely octocrylene, homosalate, octinoxate, octisalate
and ensulizole for UVB protection and avobenzone, oxybenzone, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide for UVA protection.
Robert Sayre's petition calls for the elimination of all the salicylates (homosalate, octisalate
and trolamine salicylate) and the benzo-phenones (oxybenzone, dioxybenzone and sulisobenzone).
Robert Sayre's Citizen Petition to the FDA requesting the Commissioner to formally withdraw approval of the anti-inflammatory sunscreen ingredients dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, trolamine salicylate, homosalate and octisalate
has drawn considerable interest in the industry.
Sayre's petition requests that the FDA formally withdraws approval of the anti-inflammatory sunscreen ingredients dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, trolamine salicylate, homosalate, and octisalate