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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Solar Sense Zany Zinc Colored Sunscreen, Green, SPF 50
Solar Sense by CCA Industries
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN LOW
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)

25%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying. Reapply at least every 2 hours. Children under 6 months. Ask a doctor. Sun protection measures: Spending time in the sun increase your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease the risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including limiting time in the sun, especially from 10a.m. - 2p.m. and wearing long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses.
Label warnings: WarningsSun alert: UV exposure from the sun increases the risk of skin cancer, premature skin aging, and other skin damage. It is important to decrease UV exposure by limiting time in sun, wearing protective clothing, and using a sunscreen. For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Stop use and ask doctor if rash occurs. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. 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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 25%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
PETROLATUM
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYETHYLENE
Data: None
Data gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
CERESIN
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
ULTRAMARINES
may contain
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
YELLOW 5
may contain
Data: Limited
n/a
D&C RED 7
may contain
Data: None
n/a

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