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Butterbean Simple Sunscreen Spray, SPF 20
Butterbean by Butterbean Sunscreen LLC
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 20
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
UVA/UVB BALANCE EXCELLENT
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN LOW
OTHER CONCERNSspray

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)

22%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Shake well. Unlock trigger. Apply sunscreen liberally to skin and rub in. Reapply at least every 2 hours. After 40 minutes of swimming or sweating. After towel drying.
Label warnings: Discontinue use if irritation develops
Where to purchase
Butterbean http://www.butterbeansunscreen.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 22%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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