Determination of the sun protection factor (SPF) of a sunscreen lotion
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of the sun protection products to be tested.The testing involves applying various sunscreen products to small areas of skin and then simulating the effects of the sun using an artificial sunlight source.
- Individuals over the age of consent (age range 18 to 70 years). - Individuals free of any dermatological or systemic disorder which would interfere with the results, at the discretion of the investigator. - Individuals who have completed a preliminary medical history evaluation. - Individuals who have read, understood and signed an informed consent document relating to the specific study to which they are subscribing. - Individuals with no known abnorma l response to sunlight.
- Individuals taking medication which in the opinion of the investigator would mask or interfere with the results. - Individuals with chronic skin allergies. - Individuals with suntan or sunburn. - Individuals with abnormal reaction to the sun. - Pregnant or lactating females. - Subjects accustomed to using sun beds. - Subjects who have participated in an SPF study within the last two months.
EUROFINS Dermatest Pty Ltd
Rockdale, Australia, 2216
E-mail: [email protected]
Determination of the sun protection factor (SPF) of a cosmetic sunscreen lotion according to the ISO 24444 standard
Single Group Assignment