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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

CoTZ Sensitive Sunscreen, SPF 40
Fallene by Fallene, Ltd.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 40
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

20%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply generously and uniformly to all exposed skin area before exposure to sunlight. Continue to rub in until fading occurs, especially in hair bearing areas. Reapply as needed and after washing, swimming, towel drying, or sweating for maximum protection.
Label warnings: WarningsSun alert: Limiting sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and using sunscreens may reduce the risks of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects of the sun. May stain some fabrics. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, flush eyes with water thoroughly. Do not use if sensitive to ingredients. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Consult a doctor or healthcare professional if irritation persists. For use on children less than 6 months of age, consult a doctor. Keep this and all medications out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center. 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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 20%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Data: Limited
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONOL
Data: Limited
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
METHICONE
Data: Limited
n/a
PEG-10 DIMETHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
POLYSORBATE-20
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a
STEARYL DIMETHICONE
Data: None
n/a
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Data: None
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns ()
TRIETHANOLAMINE
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a

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