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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Sweetsation Therapy Sun'n'Fun Mineral Kids Sunscreen, SPF 30
Sweetsation Therapy by Sweetsation Therapy
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN LOW
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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

20%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying. At least every 2 hours. Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protective measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor.
Label warnings: For external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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 20%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SORBITAN STEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
HEXYL LAURATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
METHYL ROSINATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
CETYL DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
CASTOR OIL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Data: Fair
n/a
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
HYALURONIC ACID
Data: Fair
n/a
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (KELP) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL
Data: None
n/a
MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
UBIQUINONE
Data: Fair
n/a
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
Myrciaria dubia (CAMU CAMU)
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a

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