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Characterization of encapsulated titanium dioxide using engkabang fat esters for cosmeceutical purposes

Abd Gani, Siti Salwa and Basri, Mahiran and Kassim, Anuar and Raja Abdul Rahman, Raja Noor Zaliha and Salleh, Abu Bakar and Ismail, Zahariah (2014) Characterization of encapsulated titanium dioxide using engkabang fat esters for cosmeceutical purposes. International Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences, 4 (3). pp. 725-737. ISSN 2249-9504

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The formulations of encapsulated and non-encapsulated titanium dioxide using engkabang fat esters (EFE) and beeswax were produced by emulsification method using high shear homogenizer. All formulations were stable in freeze -thaw cycles test, at room temperature (25ºC) and 45ºC for three months. The particle sizes of the formulations were in the range of 80 nm to 406 nm. Surface charge measurements of formulations denoted the presence of stable dispersions. All formulations could be classified as the pseudo plastic materials under a non-Newtonian fluid. The formulations containing encapsulated TiO2 gave higher absorbance compared to the formulations containing non-encapsulated TiO2.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Engkabang; Sunscreen; Titanium dioxide; Ultraviolet
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Faculty of Science
Halal Products Research Institute
ID Code:36754
Deposited By: Nabilah Mustapa
Deposited On:05 Aug 2015 11:17
Last Modified:27 Sep 2016 12:30

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