In vitro percutaneous absorption and in vivo stratum corneum distribution of an organic and a mineral sunscreen.

@article{Mavon2007InVP,
  title={In vitro percutaneous absorption and in vivo stratum corneum distribution of an organic and a mineral sunscreen.},
  author={Alain Mavon and Corinne Miquel and Oph{\'e}lie Lejeune and B Payre and P. H. Moretto},
  journal={Skin pharmacology and physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={10-20}
}
Sunscreens, whose main function is to protect the skin against the harmful effects of solar irradiation, should remain at the skin surface or impregnate the first layers of the stratum corneum only and not penetrate into the underlying living tissue. The goal of this work was to assess the penetration of titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) and methylene bis-benzotriazoyl tetramethylbutylphenol (MBBT), included in a broad-spectrum sunscreen formulation, into human skin in vivo, using the tape stripping… CONTINUE READING

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