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dopey's version from 2016-04-28 02:33

Section 1

Question Answer
Aminobenzoic acid (PABA)Water resistant, effective on sweating skin (not skin immersed in H2O), Allergic reactions/photosensitivity, discolor fabrics
PABA estersMOST POTENT UVB absorber, fairly water resistant, does not stain clothing; PABA derivative -> allergic/photosensitivity
CinnamateOtocrylene, used w/ others for higher SPF; Otocrylene can decrease rate that other sunscreens decrease
SalicylatesCommonly used in combo w/ others to improve stability
EnsulizoleNo UVA protection; added to cosmetic moisturizers, water soluble compound (good for acne)
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Section 2