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titanium dioxide/zinc oxide sunscreen cream SPF 60 
A sunscreen formulated with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide with broad UV spectrum-blocking properties. Upon topical application, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide reflect and block both UVA and UVB ultraviolet light rays, protecting the skin against UVA and UVB radiation that causes sunburn, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.SPF30 and SPF60 contain 5% titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, and 7.5% titanium dioxide and zinc, oxide respectively. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Vanicream Sunscreen SPF 60