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Sunscreen agent used to protect skin primarily from UVB rays.

(Source: Skin Therapy Letter, 1997, volume 2, number 5, volume 2, number 5,

Chemical sunscreens work by absorbing the sun’s rays. Some chemical filters can scatter sun rays, but still mostly just absorb them.

Octisalate is commonly seen in a max percentage of 5%.

  • Undergoes some degradation in sunlight
  • Has emollient and water-resistant properties
  • Oil-soluble
  • FDA approved
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