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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA Sunscreen, SPF 30
NIA24 by Niadyne
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
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
AVOBENZONE

3%

HOMOSALATE

7.5%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

2.6%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply a dime sized amount in the morning on cleansed face and neck or over moisturizer. Reapply as needed or after towel drying, swimming or perspiring. Idea for layering with Skin Strengthening Complex or Intensive Recovery Complex.
Label warnings: Warnings: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
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 7.5%
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
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 2.6%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MYRISTYL NICOTINATE
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYESTER
Data: Fair
n/a
CAPRYLYL METHICONE
Data: None
n/a
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
CERAMIDE 2
Data: Limited
n/a
CERAMIDE 3
Data: Limited
n/a
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Use restrictions
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns ()
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
METHYL GLUCOSE SESQUISTEARATE
Data: None
Ecotoxicology
PEG-100 STEARATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES
Data: None
n/a
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
ISOHEXADECANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLYSORBATE-80
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYACRYLATE-15
Data: None
n/a
POLYACRYLATE-17
Data: None
n/a
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
CHLORPHENESIN
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions

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