octocrylene


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octocrylene

 [ok´to-kril″ēn]
a sunscreen that absorbs ultraviolet rays in the UVB range.

octocrylene

(ok″tō-kril′ēn)
An ultraviolet filtering chemical found in some topical sunscreens. It is an occasional cause of photoallergic contact dermatitis.
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These active ingredients were avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and ecamsule.
Some holiday destinations are now considering bans on all chemical SPFs; the island nation of Palau near the Philippines is banning 10 chemicals, including the common octocrylene.
Some holiday destinations are now considering bans on all chemical SPFs - the island nation of Palau near the Philippines is banning 10 chemicals, including the common octocrylene.
A reef is more than just coral - every organism needs to be considered.' Some holiday destinations are now considering bans on all chemical SPFs; the island nation of Palau near the Philippines is banning 10 chemicals, including the common octocrylene.
They applied each product to six people four times per day for four days, then took 30 blood samples to look for the chemicals avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, and ecamsule.
* UVB absorbers: para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), cinoxate, ensulizole, homosalate, octocrylene, octinoxate, octisalate, padimate O, trolamine salicylate
Thomas "After examining 25 molecules authorised in Europe, we have eliminated all chemical filters suspected of disrupting the endocrine system, such as octinoxate, octocrylene and nanoparticle filters," Mathilde explains.
The primary outcome was the maximum plasma concentration of avobenzone, from days 1 to 7; secondary outcomes were maximum plasma concentrations of sunscreen ingredients oxybenzone, octocrylene, and ecamsule over the same period of time.
The study found maximum plasma levels of the chemicals it tested for -- avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and in one sunscreen ecamsule -- to be well above the level of 0.5 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) at which FDA guidelines call for further safety testing.
ecamsule and octocrylene - are part of a dozen that the FDA recently
The contaminated water contained three commonly used UV filters, namely benzophenone-3 (BP-3), ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate (EHMC) and octocrylene (OC).
Octinoxate, octocrylene and a few other alphabet stews common to chemical sunscreen have also been found to be toxic to coral.