Application Note: Analysis of ‘Broad Spectrum’ UVA and UVB Components in Sun Care Products for Compliance with New FDA Regulations
9 August 2012

This application note details a methodology that provides one test method to determine both UVA and UVB compounds most commonly used in the sun care industry. The method was carried out on the PerkinElmer FX-10 UHPLC System with Photo-Diode Array Detector using a PerkinElmer Brownlee SPP column. All UVB and UVA compounds are eluted in a single run and can be quantitated in the ranges recommended by the FDA (SPF 15-50).