Sun protection factor

Known as: Sun Protection Factors, sun protection factor (SPF), Factor, Sun Protection 
A scale for rating the level of sunburn protection in sunscreen products. The higher the sun protection factor, the more sunburn protection it gives… (More)
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2010
2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate ultraviolet (UV) absorption ability of volatile and nonvolatile herbal oils used in… (More)
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2007
2007
The efficacy of sunscreen products has been recognized as an important public health issue. Adequate methods for assessment of… (More)
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2006
2006
The aim of this research was to determine the sun protection factor (SPF) of sunscreens emulsions containing chemical and… (More)
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2003
2003
To gain information about efficacy and safety of sunscreens, we compared the skin penetration of ultraviolet (UV) filters from… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The use of sunscreens on the skin can prevent sunburn but whether long-term use can prevent skin cancer is not known… (More)
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1996
1996
Purpose. In order to improve our knowledge on the efficacy and safety of sunscreen products, we measured the skin penetration… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND AND DESIGN A controlled trial was undertaken from December 1987 to December 1990 to test the hypothesis that a strong… (More)
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1992
1992
The sun protection factor (SPF) is a ratio that estimates the protective efficacy of a sunscreen against sunburn. The generally… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Sunscreens block the cutaneous absorption of UV-B radiation and prevent sunburning, premature aging, and cancer of the skin… (More)
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1985
1985
To achieve a good sun protection, a layer thickness of 2 mg/sq cm is often recommended. Fifty individuals were asked to apply… (More)
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