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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Beyond Coastal Active Lip Balm, SPF 15
Beyond Coastal by Beyond Coastal
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 15
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
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
AVOBENZONE

3%

OCTINOXATE

7.5%

OCTOCRYLENE

10%

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 Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating Reapply at least every 2 hours Children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor. 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 am - 2 pm wear long sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses.
Label warnings: For external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin Stop use and ask a 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.
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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
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
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 10%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) OIL
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()

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