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

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 ba...

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

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 me answer these questions.

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