Table 2

The dose of natural UV radiation the investigated sunscreens received

Sunscreen

Exposure time (min)

UVA radiation (kJ/m2)

Erythemal effective radiation (J/m2)

SED


1

30

54

**

90

180

**

120

260

**

2

30

54

100

1

90

180

410

4.1

120

260

610

6.1

3

30

65

140

1.4

90

210

530

5.3

120

280

730

7.3

4

30

65

**

90

210

**

120

280

**

5

30

**

**

90

**

**

120

210

**

6

30

47

140

1.4

90

140

300

3.0

120

210

370

3.7

7

30

65

150

1.5

90

130

320

3.2

240*

570

1500

15


Data from the Swedish Metrological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)

* The exposure time for Sunscreen 7 it was 30 min, 90 min and 240 min due to technical obstacles

** Data not available due to technical obstacles at SMHI.

Gonzalez et al. BMC Dermatology 2007 7:1   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-7-1

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