Latin America Sun Care Regulatory Updates

basic information and trending topics

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Who regulates sunscreens in Brazil?  ANVISA - Health Surveilance Agency
What UV filters are allowed in Brazil? 
  • Camphor Benzalkonium Methosulfate
  • Terephthalylidene Dicamphor Sulfonic Acid (& Salts)
  • Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Escalol™ 517 UV Filter)
  • Benzylidene Camphor Sulfonic Acid & Salts
  • Octocrylene (Escalol™ 597 UV Filter)
  • Cinoxate
  • Benzophenone–8, Menthyl Anthranilate
  • Tea-Salicylate
  • Phenylbenzimidazole sulfonic acid (& sodium, potassium, tea salts )
  • Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (Escalol™ 557 UV Filter)
  • Benzophenone–3 (Escalol™ 567 UV Filter)
  • Benzophenone–4 (Acid) (Escalol™ 577 UV Filter)
  • Benzophenone–5
  • Paba
  • Homosalate (Escalol™ hms UV Filter)
  • Polyacrylamidomethyl Benzylidene Camphor
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • PEG-25 Paba
  • Ethylhexyl Dimethyl Paba
  • Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Escalol™ 587 UV Filter)
  • Isoamyl p-Methoxycinnamate
  • 4–Methyl Benzylidene Camphor
  • 3-Benzylidene Camphor
  • Ethylhexyl Triazone
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Drometrizole Trisiloxane
  • Diethylhexyl Butamido Triazone
  • Methylene bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol
  • Disodium Phenyl Dibenzimidazole Tetrasulfonate
  • bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine
  • Polysilicone-15
  • Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate
  • Tris-biphenyl Triazine
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animal testing prohibited in Colombia The Law No. 2047, published August 10, 2020, prohibits the testing, importation, manufacturing and commercialization of personal care products (including its ingredients or combinations) that have been tested on animals, after the date of law enforcement.  If you have any questions, please contact your Ashland sales representative. 

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