P.A.T Zinc Oxide UV is a physical sun-blocking agent primarily functioning by reflecting, scattering, and absorbing ultraviolet light. Its broad effectiveness spans UVB and UVA rays, offering stability in sunlight. This agent provides enhanced protection from UVA rays compared to titanium oxide or other sunscreen chemicals, making it a reliable choice for sun protection formulations.

INCI Name: Zinc Oxide

Functions: UV Absorber

Benefit Claims: Skin Adhesion, UV Absorption, UV Protection, Whitening

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Identification & Functionality

Cosmetic Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Zinc Oxide UV USP series, including two products, the UV USP-1 and UV USP-2.
  • It is a physical sun blocking agent that works primarily by reflecting/scattering/absorbing ultraviolet light.
  • It has a broad range of effectiveness, covering UVB and UVA rays.
  • It is stable in sunlight and can provide greater protection from UVA rays than titanium oxide or any other sunscreen chemical.
  • Titanium dioxide and regular zinc oxide also blocks visible light up to wavelengths 600 nm, whereas Zinc Oxide UV USP-1 and Zinc Oxide UV USP-2 block down up to 290 - 400 nm, depending on the specific formulation.
  • As a single ingredient, Zinc Oxide UV USP series is the broadest range sunscreen on the market.
  • Zinc Oxide UV USP series is very fine white to light yellowish powder that is non-nano particle size (safety from photo- catalyst) and used for UV Region Visible Region whitening, with good skin adhesion and UV protection. It is a perfect addition to mineral makeup.
  • Following is the data for our UV USP Wavelength (am.) zinc oxide.

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Sun Care Applications

5-25% or use the performance requirements. Zinc Oxide UV USP-1 and Zinc Oxide UV USP-2 give a SPF of more than 1 (depending on the specific formulation).


Physical Form
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Heavy Metals Contentmax. 6--
Typical Analysis
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Zine Oxide Content99.0 - 100.5%-
Loss on Ignitionmax. 1%-

Technical Details & Test Data

Test Data

P.A.T Zinc Oxide UV - Absorbance Value  
Show the absorbance value at 290 - 600 nm.

P.A.T Zinc Oxide UV - Transmittance Value
Show the Transmittance value at 290 - 600 nm.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Global
Packaging Information

25 kgs. in PP woven bag with PE liner and two or more PE inner bags.