What is it about?

A critical view of ISO standard 24443, its limitations, and options should allow more labs to perform the tests.

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Why is it important?

An easily affordable UVA pre-irradiation source was used, with an advantage over traditional Xe arc lamps.


This article should be read by anyone interested in sun protection and sunscreens evaluation.

Dr. Federico Eugenio Svarc
Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Departamento de Quimica Inorganica Analitica y Quimica Fisica

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This page is a summary of: Sun protection, progress, myths, and inconsistencies (a proposal for the democratization of ISO 24443), Photochemistry and Photobiology, June 2023, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/php.13827.
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