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Banana Boat Protect & Hydrate Continuous Spray Sunscreen, SPF 30
Banana Boat by Playtex Products, Inc.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
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
AVOBENZONE

2%

HOMOSALATE

7%

OCTOCRYLENE

5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Where to purchase
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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
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 7%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
SD ALCOHOL 1
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ISOBUTANE
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ISODODECANE
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE
Data: Limited
n/a
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PHENYLISOPROPYL DIMETHICONE
Data: None
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-3 STEARATE/ISOSTEARATE/DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDROGENATED METHYL ABIETATE
Data: None
n/a
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
MINERAL OIL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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