SUNEXIS

Effective sunscreens made safer

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We are developing a novel sunscreen formulation that makes chemical sunscreens safer for human and marine health.

 

EVERYONE NEEDS SUNSCREEN

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States [1] and sunscreens protect us from harmful UV rays and premature aging [2].

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THE PROBLEM

We have an array of sunscreens available to us, but their safety is now being questioned. The FDA has determined that for 12 of the most common sunscreen ingredients, there is insufficient data on whether they are “generally recognized as safe and effective" (GRASE).

These ingredients have been found to be associated with marine toxicity and absorption through the skin and into the human bloodstream with potentially toxic effects to our health.

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OUR SOLUTION

Sunexis is developing a proprietary sunscreen formulation that renders those ingredients harmless to marine and human health. 

The novel formulation eliminates those health concerns that may arise from absorption of chemicals into the bloodstream.

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Sources

[1] Sunscreen FAQs. American Academy of Dermatology. (2021, June 1). https://www.aad.org/media/stats-sunscreen.
[2] All About Sunscreen. Skin Cancer Foundation. (2021, January 31). https://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-prevention/sun-protection/sunscreen/.