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Table 3 Summary of the AUCI values for the investigated sunscreens

From: Photostability of commercial sunscreens upon sun exposure and irradiation by ultraviolet lamps

  After natural UV exposure After artificial UV exposure
Sunscreen UVA UVA1 UVA2 UVB UVA UVA1 UVA2 UVB
  30 min 90 min 120 min 30 min 90 min 120 min 30 min 90 min 120 min 30 min 90 min 120 min     
1 0.72 0.46 0.36 0.69 0.38 0.29 0.83 0.65 0.54 0.91 0.87 0.81 0.36 0.32 0.45 0.69
2 0.84 0.76 0.75 0.83 0.69 0.67 0.86 0.92 0.97 0.86 0.92 0.97 0.63 0.53 0.88 0.89
3 0.67 0.41 0.41 0.59 0.30 0.34 0.81 0.58 0.52 0.92 0.75 0.63 0.40 0.31 0.58 0.73
4 0.92 0.86 0.87 0.91 0.85 0.83 0.94 0.91 0.91 0.95 0.93 0.95 0.72 0.69 0.81 0.83
5 0.96 0.89 0.85 0.94 0.87 0.83 0.99 0.95 0.93 0.99 0.99 0.98 0.90 0.88 0.97 0.97
6 0.98 0.94 0.94 0.97 0.93 0.93 0.98 0.96 0.97 0.99 0.99 1.00 0.85 0.82 0.92 1.00
7    0.99*    1.00*    0.96*    0.92* 0.99 0.99 1.00 0.99
  1. The AUCI is defined as AUCafter/AUCbefore. The bold numbers show when AUCI is <0.80.
  2. * Sunscreen 7 was exposed to natural UV during 240 min.