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Nature's Gate Aqua Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50
Nature's Gate by Levlad
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
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%

OCTOCRYLENE

7%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

6.9%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally and evenly 30 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply as need or after towel drying, swimming, or perspiring. 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
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 7%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 6.9%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Data: Limited
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Data: Limited
n/a
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Data: Limited
n/a
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Data: Fair
n/a
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE
Data: None
n/a
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIISOSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns ()
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a

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