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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Raw Elements USA Eco Formula, SPF 30
Raw Elements USA by Raw Elements USA
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)

23%

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 reapply: after 80 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 of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses children under 6 months: Ask a doctor
Label warnings: Warnings Skin Cancer/Skin Aging Alert: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. This product has been shown only to prevent sunburn, not skin cancer or early skin aging. 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
RAW ELEMENTS USAhttp://www.rawelementsusa.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 23%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
BLACK TEA
Data: Fair
n/a
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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