Sunscreens and the Prevention of Erythema

  • Cheryl F. Rosen
Part of the Biotechnology Intelligence Unit book series (BIOIU)


Sunscreens are defined by their ability to prevent ultraviolet radiation-(UVR) induced erythema, or sunburn. It is this characteristic that is essential to labeling a compound a sunscreen. The ability of sunscreens to reduce sunburn is well established, confirmed by “extensive human experience.”1


Herpes Labialis Minimal Erythema Dose Urocanic Acid Photosensitize Skin Herpes Labialis Recurrence 
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