The PedsDocTalk Podcast

74: What's in my baby's sunscreen? The research and development behind children's sunscreen

June 16, 2021 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
74: What's in my baby's sunscreen? The research and development behind children's sunscreen
Show Notes

I welcome Donald Rick, the director of Formulation Development at Coppertone.

He joins me to talk about sunscreen ingredients, formulations, the regulatory process of sunscreen and so much more.

 Here are some of the topics we discuss:

  • What are some considerations when formulating sunscreens for babies?
  •  What is the regulatory process for sunscreen?
  • Which is preferred? Mineral or chemical sunscreens?
  • Is oxybenzone a concern?
  • What is the benefit of having naturally sourced zinc oxide in sunscreens?
  • What are the differences in spray vs lotion sunscreen?
  • What is our #1 tip when using sunscreen 

 Tune in to hear a fascinating conversation about sunscreen development.

This episode is sponsored by Coppertone. The #1 Pediatrician Recommended Sunscreen Brand

It is the sunscreen we use for our family and #1 Pediatrician recommended sunscreen brands. 

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