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Maui Natural Organics Maui Surfer Honey Natural Sunscreen, SPF 30
Maui Natural Organics by Maui Natural Organics
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: Directions: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Re-apply: * after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating *immediately after towel drying AND at least every two hours.
Label warnings: Warnings: For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a Doctor if rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Where to purchase
Company Websitehttp://www.MauiNaturalOrganics.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
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CASTOR OIL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
ETHYL VANILLIN
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDROGENATED METHYL ABIETATE
Data: None
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Data: Fair
n/a
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE
Data: None
n/a
SORBITAN STEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a

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