2. Zinc Oxide: What's all the hype?
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Zinc Oxide (ZnO) is a mineral UV filter that has become very popular in the last few years. In this episode, we will discuss the regulatory changes in Europe and United States that impacted this ingredient, how to formulate with it, and also why Zinc Oxide is a good option to create products that follow trends like natural origin, clean beauty, and inclusive suncare.

In these links you will find more information on the topics discussed:

FDA PROPOSED RULE: SUNSCREEN DRUG PRODUCTS

https://www.fda.gov/media/124655/download

Hawaii Has A Ban On Sunscreen Chemicals But No One's Sure Who Should Enforce It - Honolulu Civil Beat  https://www.civilbeat.org/2021/08/hawaii-has-a-ban-on-sunscreen-chemicals-but-no-ones-sure-who-should-enforce-it/

Zinc toxicology following particulate inhalation

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2796768/

Federal Register :: Amending Over-the-Counter Monograph M020: Sunscreen Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use; Over the Counter Monograph Proposed Order; Availability

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/09/27/2021-20780/amending-over-the-counter-monograph-m020-sunscreen-drug-products-for-over-the-counter-human-use-over

Hawaii’s Ban on Oxybenzone and Octinoxate-Containing Sunscreen Takes Effect - Lexology

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=dc777751-66bf-4b68-abe4-3176bb93a589

Registration Dossier - ECHA

https://echa.europa.eu/registration-dossier/-/registered-dossier/16139/6/1

Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Revolutionizing Agriculture: Synthesis and Applications

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2014/925494/

Why You Need to Be Careful About Zinc in Aquaponics - Upstart University

https://university.upstartfarmers.com/blog/be-careful-about-zinc-in-aquaponics

What is the impact of zinc above the permissible limit in potable water?

https://www.researchgate.net/post/What_is_the_impact_of_zinc_above_the_permissible_limit_in_potable_water

Public Health Statement: https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp60-c1-b.pdf


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