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Banana Boat Kids Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50
Banana Boat by Playtex Products, Inc.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone,
contains vitamin A

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

2%

OCTOCRYLENE

10%

OXYBENZONE

6%

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 2%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 10%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 6%
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
OZOKERITE
Data: Limited
n/a
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
DIISOBUTYL ADIPATE
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ISOSTEARYL LINOLEATE
Data: None
n/a
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
PEG-8
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM SACCHARIN
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
BHT
Data: Fair
Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
MINERAL OIL
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PEG-8 DIMETHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM (COCOYAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA (PAGODATREE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
OCTYLDODECANOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM PROPOXYHYDROXYPROPYL THIOSULFATE SILICA
Data: None
n/a
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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