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Dow Patents Topical Acne Medication

March 4, 2008

Patent No. US 7,326,408 B2:
A method for increasing the compliance in the use of topical sunscreens comprising a photostable, chemically stable and physically stable formulation for topical application to the skin for treating acne vulgaris and protecting skin from the harmful effects of chronic exposure to the sun comprising a vehicle, one or more sunscreen agents dissolved or suspended in the vehicle, which sunscreen agent is selected from the group consisting of titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, bisoctrizole, anisotriazine, para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) and derivatives has been assigned to Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Petaluma, CA.
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