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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Elemental Herbs Sunstick Zinc Sunscreen, Unscented, SPF 30
Elemental Herbs by Elemental Herbs
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
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)

20%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: For full protection, apply ample coat to face or exposed skin. Reapply after watersports, sweating, or prolonged sun exposure. Children under 6 months, ask a doctor.
Label warnings: For external Use only. Keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use if skin rash occurs.
Where to purchase
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Elemental Herbshttp://www.elementalherbs.com

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 20%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Data: Limited
n/a
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
TAPIOCA STARCH
Data: Fair
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
MAURITIA FLEXUOSA FRUIT OIL
Data: None
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()

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