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Aveeno Hydrosport Wet Skin Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30
Aveeno by Johnson & Johnson
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone,
spray

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
AVOBENZONE

3%

HOMOSALATE

8%

OCTISALATE

4%

OCTOCRYLENE

8%

OXYBENZONE

5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
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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
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 8%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 4%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 8%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
SD ALCOHOL 40B
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
DIMETHYL ETHER
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
ETHYL METHICONE
Data: None
n/a
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
CETYL DIMETHICONE/BIS-VINYLDIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
DIETHYLHEXYL 2,6-NAPHTHALATE
Data: None
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
NYMPHAEA COERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a

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