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What common sun protection ingredients cover UVB?

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

The common sun protection ingredients having UVB are:

  • Octinoxate (octyl methoxycinnamate)
  • Homosalate
  • Octisalate
  • Para-aminobenzoic acid (otherwise known as PABA; because it is a
           skin irritant, most sunscreens are PABA free)
  • Octocrylene
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