ISO 24443:2012 specifies an in vitro procedure to characterize the UVA protection of sunscreen products. Specifications are given to enable determination of the spectral absorbance characteristics of UVA protection in a reproducible manner.
In order to determine relevant UVA protection parameters, the method has been created to provide a UV spectral absorbance curve from which a number of calculations and evaluations can be undertaken. This method relies on the use of in vivo SPF results for scaling the UV absorbance curve.
Document published on: 2012-06-01 Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 71.100.70 Status: Published Stage: 60.60 (2012-05-30) TC/SC: ISO/TC 217 Number of Pages: 27
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