Olga V. Dueva-Koganov, Michael Russell, Steven Micceri and Artyom Duev, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry LLC, Ossining, NY and Bridgewater, NJ, USA || March 5, 2012 Static and dynamic contact angle measurements in vitro can be utilized to evaluate the efficacy of sunscreen films to prevent water from reaching the substrate surface and reduce TEWL
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd || May 3, 2011 Are we encouraging a false sense of security among consumers? When we use sunscreens for protection, are we truly covered? Are we in the dark when we are in the sun?
In the upcoming installments of The Sunscreen Filter, I will attempt to shed so…
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd. || March 11, 2011 Conflicting news on the benefits and dangers of sunscreen and skin cancer has saturated news both in print and online for the past few months. Several interesting reports on new ingredients as well as sun care formulations have surfaced. In additio…
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || March 11, 2011 The sun care market continues to post good gains, while marketers keep rolling out new products regardless of whether or not FDA issues its final ruling.
Olga V. Dueva-Koganov, Ph.D. and Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D. , Integrated Botanical Technologies, LLC, Ossining, N.Y. Alpha Research and Development, White Plains, NY || November 23, 2010 More than three years ago, the FDA introduced a proposed rule that includes testing of sunscreen efficacy in vivo (SPF and UVA-PF) and in vitro (UVAI/UV ratio after pre-irradiation).1 The FDA requires U.S. sunscreen manufacturers to declare, in addit…
July 5, 2007 7. Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $4.3 billion
$4.3 billion for skin, oral and baby care products. Corporate sales: $53.3 billion. Net income: $11 billion.
William C. Weldon,…