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CVS Baby Fast Cover Continuous Lotion Spray Sunscreen, SPF 50
CVS by CVS Corporation
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone,
spray

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
AVOBENZONE

3%

HOMOSALATE

13%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

2%

OXYBENZONE

4%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Adults and children 6 months of age and older: apply evenly and liberally to all exposed areas before sun exposure. Ensure complete coverage. Do not spray directly on face. Spray into hands and apply to face. Use in well-ventilated areas. Reapply as needed or after towel drying, swimming, perspiring, or vigorous activity. Children under 2 years of age: should use sunscreen products with a minimum SPF of 15. Children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor.
Label warnings: External use only. Flammable: do not use near heat, flame or while smoking. Avoid long term storage above 104 degrees F. When using this product: Do not spray directly in eyes or face; Keep out of eyes and eyelids. If contact with eyes occurs, rinse with water to remove. Do not puncture or incinerate. Contents under pressure. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, seek medical help or contact a Poison Control Center at once.
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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
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 13%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 4%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
SORBITOL
Data: Fair
n/a
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER
Data: Limited
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
TRIETHANOLAMINE
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DISTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption

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