Used in cosmetic and skin care formulations as a pigment, thickener, and sunscreen agent. Is known for its beneficial properties as skin protectant, wound healing and antimicrobial activity.
It is a high purity material, non-nano, complies with the valid European Pharmacopoeia.
INCI: zinc oxide
- as ingredient in mineral sunscreens, children suncare products, nappy rash creams and balms, colour cosmetics, lipsticks and lip balms, acne treatments, salves
- recommended dosage: 5-20% and up to 50% in make-up formulations
- insoluble in water and oils, gives suspension
Storage: in a cool, dry place
Cautions: keep away from children's reach, do not inhale, do not ingest