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Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunblock, SPF 50+
Neutrogena by Johnson & Johnson
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50+
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
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)

5.1%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

2.9%

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 40 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours. Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk for 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 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses. Children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor.
Label warnings: For External use only. Not to be swallowed.Avoid contact with eyes.Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear.Use on children under 6 months of age only with advice of a physician.Keep this and all drug out of the reach of children.In case of accidental ingestion,seek professional assistance or contact a Poision Control Center immediately keep out of reach of children Use on children under 6 months of age only with advice of a physician.Keep this and all drug out of the reach of children.
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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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 5.1%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 2.9%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CARBOMER
Data: Fair
n/a
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CETYL DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Data: None
n/a
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE
Data: Fair
n/a
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
HEXYL LAURATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
HYDRATED SILICA
Data: Fair
Persistence and bioaccumulation
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Data: Fair
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
SODIUM PHOSPHATE
Data: Fair
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
TRISILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a

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