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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Star Naturals Natural Sunscreen Stick, SPF 25
Star Naturals by Star Naturals
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 25
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
UVA/UVB BALANCE EXCELLENT
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)

24.5%

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 after 2 hours. Children under 6 months ask a doctor. Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases you
Label 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 call p
Where to purchase
Star Naturalshttp://www.starnaturals.net/id1.html

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 24.5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
LANOLIN
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, TRICLOSAN)
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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