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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Babyganics Pure Mineral Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50+
BabyGanics by KAS Direct, LLC
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50+
UVA PROTECTION GOOD
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

7.9%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

6.7%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying and at least every 2 hours. This product is meant for targeted protection and small areas of exposed skin. For full protection use in conjunction with another sunscreen lotion or spray. Children under 6 months of age; ask a doctor. 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 value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10a.m.-2p.m. and wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses.
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 swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 7.9%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 6.7%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Data: Limited
n/a
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE
Data: None
n/a
TRIBEHENIN
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Data: Limited
n/a
PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATE
Data: None
n/a
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX
Data: Limited
n/a
MYRISTYL MYRISTATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
STEARYL/OCTADODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-10 PENTAOLEATE
Data: None
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
ALUMINA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation

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