This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Learn more x

DSM in Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients

PARSOL®: Delivering the Power of UV Protection

Crafted by our bright science, the PARSOL® portfolio offers the world’s broadest range of high performing UV filters, and a globally recognized expertise on which our customers can build their brands.

DSM’s products provide all day protection for every skin type under the sun. Each UV filter is unique: a product of rigorous testing, pioneering market research and scientific excellence supported by a range of services. We’re committed to broadening horizons in the sun care industry, and with two brand new UV filters PARSOL® Max and PARSOL® Shield and our ambitious investment in PARSOL® products, we aim to revolutionize sun care.

Young lady with hand on her shoulder

PARSOL® ZX: Mineral fusion for broad protection

Mineral UV-filters like Zinc and Titanium Oxide are marketed today as Natural Sunscreens, a key consumer desire. Consumers are more familiar with Zinc Oxide as a UV-filter than other ingredients. PARSOL® ZX is a Zinc Oxide grade with a particle size ensuring SPF and UVA best performance and  blue light protection with optimized sensory. More>


PARSOL® Max: From max in UV to blue light

This photostable UV filter delivers outstanding performance that breaks through the boundaries of UVB and UVA to continue into the blue light spectrum. Available as a ready-to-use dispersion which can be simply added into the water phase or at the end of the emulsion process, PARSOL® Max (INCI name: Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol (MBBT)) can be easily combined with all UV filters, in particular others from the PARSOL® portfolio. More>

PARSOL® Shield

PARSOL® Shield: Ultra-broad shield in UV

With PARSOL® Shield (INCI name: Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine (BEMT)) a little goes a long way! This photostable broad-spectrum filter efficiently boosts UVB and UVA protection across the full range of application forms at low concentrations. PARSOL® Shield demonstrates excellent compatibility with both organic and inorganic UV filters and is readily compatible with other PARSOL® products, in particular. More>

Young lady with hand on her shoulder

PARSOL® SLX: The first polymeric UV-B filter for superior skin feel and hair color protection

PARSOL® SLX (INCI name: Polysilicone-15) is a silicone based UV-B absorber.This colorless-to-pale yellow viscous liquid integrates easily with the oil phase of sunscreen formulation. More>

Young lady with hand on her shoulder

PARSOL® TX: The inorganic UV filter with best formulation compatibility

PARSOL® TX (INCI name: Titanium Dioxide, Silica, Dimethicone), fully compliant with all global regulations, particularly the latest European update that is published as SCCS opinions of titanium dioxide. It's an inorganic UV filter providing a very good SPF boost as well as a significant contribution to the UVA protection. More>

Young lady with hand on her shoulder

PARSOL® 1789: The original global standard for UVA protection

PARSOL® 1789 (INCI name: Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane) is a very strong and efficient UV-A absorber for sunscreens, day care products and various other applications: It enables broadband protection when combined with effective UV-B filters - and can also boost SPF values. More>