Interview with Jürgen Vollhardt
Global Head of Science & Promotion Sun Care at DSM, Member of ISO TC217/WG7 for SNV
and Uli Osterwalder
Principal and Owner at Sun Protection Facilitator GmbH, Chair of ISO TC217
Recently, a call for expression of interest to join the ALT-SPF consortium was launched. Can you explain in short words what this is all about?
J. Vollhardt: The ALT-SPF consortium aims to gather a critical mass of suncare industry companies and alternative test developers around the world. With this initiative, we want to combine the resources of our industry to realize a long-cherished wish to characterize new alternative SPF methods sufficiently in terms of accuracy (trueness and precision) in comparison to the in vivo SPF as defined by the ISO 24444 gold standard... more mehr