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13.5.1 Sunscreen preparations

These products can only be prescribed for the following indications on FP10 and must be endorsed ACBS:

  • Skin protection against ultraviolet radiation in abnormal cutaneous photosensitivity resulting from genetic disorders;
  • Photodermatoses, including vitiligo and those resulting from radiotherapy;
  • Chronic or recurrent herpes simplex labialis

Excipients include disodium edetate, stearyl alcohol

Anthelios XL cream SPF 50+ should be obtained OTC with the exception of ACBS

Pack
50 ml

Excipients include butylated hydroxytoluene, cetyl alcohol, fragrance, hydroxybenzoates (parabens), propylene glycol

Sunsense ultra lotion SPF 50+ should be obtained OTC with the exception of ACBS

Pack
50 ml
125 ml
500 ml

Excipients include disodium edetate, hydroxybenzoates (parabens), propylene glycol

Uvistat sun cream SPF 50 should be obtained OTC with the exception of ACBS

Pack
125 ml
Pack
125 ml
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