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Kilimanjaro Sunscreen Protection Unit (KSPU) needed a reliable,
safe hand pump for dispensing the components of their improved KiliSun sunscreen.
KiliSun is the first ever sunscreen formulated specifically for people with albinism.
The improved sunscreen has an SPF of 50 and higher absorption of UVA rays and long lasting protection.
Normal sunscreens cannot withstand the hot African sun.
Now with further expansion of production of KiliSun a proven hand pump for dispensing from bulk containers was required.
New Zealand Pump Company is pleased to have donated Ezi-action® Drumpumps to support this worthy cause.
BASF Personal Care provides free ingredients such as UV filters, emollients and emulsifiers and has provided expertise to enable the development of the improved KiliSun sunscreen.
KSPU wants to protect people with albinism from the sun's extreme and highly dangerous radiation at the equator in the best possible way. As people in Tanzania with albinism are often discriminated against and excluded from communities they can easily spend too much time in the sun. The extreme sun exposure can cause skin malignancies at an early age. KiliSun sunscreen can withstand temperatures between 40-50C. KSPU distributes KiliSun cream free of charge in 200g recyclable pots.
Reference: SPC April 2015 Birte Kattlemann, BASF personal care and Nutrition
Ezi-action® Drumpumps are proven hand pumps for safe and reliable dispensing of ingredients and cleaning chemicals used in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical environments. They are proven for use as hand pumps in controlled manufacturing environments or cleanrooms.
Ezi-action® Drumpumps offer safe dispensing of sunscreen and sunscreen ingedients and will:
- pump emulsions
- pump emulsifiers
- pump oxybenzone
- pump avobenzone
- pump octisalate
- pump octocrylene
- pump homosalate
- pump octinoxate
BASF is a leading chemical company. Their chemicals are used in many industries. Ezi-action® Drumpumps are used to safely dispense BASF chemicals including as a herbicide pump and fungicide pump by farmers around the world including in the UK and continental Europe.
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