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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Coppertone Kids Pure & Simple Lotion, SPF 50
Coppertone by Schering-Plough
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION GOOD
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN MODERATE
OTHER CONCERNS-

This product is found in the following categories

Sunscreen UV Absorbance
Absorbance is the capacity of the sunscreen to absorb UV radiation before it reaches your skin.
Sunscreen Ingredients
OCTINOXATE

7.5%

OCTISALATE

5%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

14.5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Shake well before use. Adults and children 6 months of age and older: Apply evenly and liberally to all exposed areas before sun exposure. Ensure complete coverage. Reapply as needed or after towel drying, swimming, perspiring, or vigorous activity. Children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only. When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Sun protection measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor. For use on skin only.
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About the ratings

EWG provides information on sunscreen products from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate both efficacy and the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other sunscreens. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any.
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Ingredient Hazard Score Concerns
OCTINOXATE
active ingredient 7.5%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 14.5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE
Data: None
n/a
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PEG-12 DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a

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