Sanyo Chemical Developed SPF Booster Derived from Rice Bran— Contributed to the development of environmentally friendly sunscreen formulations that prevent leaving white cast and creakiness —

Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. pleased to announce that it has developed a rice branderived SPF* booster KOMEFINE® which can be blended into sunscreen formulations to improve ultraviolet (UV) protection and provide a pleasant feeling of use. Rice bran is a major agricultural by-product of rice polishing, and it is used for rice oil extraction, fertilizer, and feed, but part of it has been disposed of as industrial waste. KOMEFINE® is an environmentally friendly ingredient that upcycles such rice bran. KOMEFINE® is suitable as an ingredient for sunscreens which are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and more natural with plant-based ingredients.


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