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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Sunology Natural Sunscreen Stick, SPF 35
Sunology by Sunology
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 35
UVA PROTECTION GOOD
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

7.5%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

10%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply to the skin an gently rub-in until product vanishes 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply as needed or after swimming, excessive perspiration, towel drying, or prolonged sun exposure. Store at 25°C (77° F), on excursions 10-30°C (50-86°F).
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only. Avoid contract with eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Discontinue use and consult a physician if rash or irritation appear. Use on children under 6 months of age with the advise of a physician. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
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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 10%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 7.5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
C30-45 ALKYL METHICONE
Data: None
n/a
C30-45 OLEFIN
Data: None
n/a
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
OZOKERITE WAX
Data: None
n/a
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Data: Limited
Data gaps
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
METHICONE
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDRATED SILICA
Data: Fair
Persistence and bioaccumulation
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
FERULOYL SOY GLYCERIDES
Data: None
n/a

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