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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Smart Girls Who Surf Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 30+
Smart Girls Who Surf by Smart Girls Who Surf
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30+
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN MODERATE
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

4%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 4%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE
Data: None
Use restrictions
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
PLANT GLYCERIN
Data: None
n/a
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ALLANTOIN
Data: Fair
n/a
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
ETHYLHEXYLOXYGLYCERIN
Data: None
n/a
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
SORBIC ACID
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
VEGETABLE GLYCERYL STEARATE
Data: None
n/a
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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