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High SPF for customer protection with MicNo® UV filter

May 5th, 2018|

In the ever-changing landscape of sun protection products, consumers are struggling to keep up & understand the cosmetic industry’s current sun protection message. The high mortality rate from UV ray associated melanomas, one person dies of melanoma every hour & 86% of melanomas are caused by UV rays from the sun, means that it is widely accepted by consumers that protection of the skin from the sun is a necessity.

Mineral UV Filters: Entekno, our commitment to protect marine ecology

April 22nd, 2018|

The world’s coral reefs are under threat. It is estimated that by 2050, 90% of reefs will die due to rising temperatures, with climate change the biggest threat to coral reefs. Overfishing, pollution & nutrient enrichment from agricultural runoff & sewage are also considered significant threats to coral reef health.

Biocompatibility of designed MicNo-ZnO particles: Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and phototoxicity in human skin keratinocyte cells.

December 4th, 2017|

Recently, designed platelet shaped micron particles that are composed of nano primary particles, called MicNo (=Micron+naNo) particles, have been developed to exploit the benefits of nano size, while removing the adverse effects of nanoparticles. It has been shown that MicNo-ZnO particles exhibit both micron and nanosized particle characteristics.

The prevalence & devastating effect of skin cancer & how to reduce it

March 15th, 2017|

Skin cancer is one of the most prevalent cancer cases diagnosed around the world each year. In the US it is the most common cancer diagnosed, with more cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year than breast, prostate, lung & colon cancers combined. However, if caught early, it is one of the most treatable cancers with one of the highest survival rates.

Safe, Transparent and Reliable mineral-based UV-filter for sunscreens and other cosmetics: MicNo® -ZnO

February 12th, 2017|

The ozone layer, the natural UV-filter of the earth, is getting thinner. As a result, more harmful rays from the sun are passing through this natural barrier. UVA and UVB rays passing through the barrier can cause DNA damage in the skin which can lead to photo aging and more critically skin cancer.

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