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Sun Putty Face Sunscreen, SPF 30
Sun Putty by Universal Platinum, Inc.
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)

20.5%

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 to face, ears and neck. Re-apply after 40 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying and 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: 1) limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 2) wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses.
Label warnings: For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts: Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Children of 6 months of age: ask a doctor.
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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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 20.5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ISOSTEARIC ACID
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
CANOLA OIL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Data: None
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
CARAPA GUAIANENSIS SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
EUTERPE OLERACEAE (ACAI) BERRY
Data: None
n/a
STEARALKONIUM BENTONITE
Data: None
n/a
C12-15 ALCOHOL BENZOATE
Data: None
n/a
PROPYLENE CARBONATE
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Data: Fair
n/a
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: Limited
n/a
FLAVOR
Data: Fair
Miscellaneous
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a

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