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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2010

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Real Earth Products Natural Sunscreen with Antioxidant Protection SPF 30 (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Real Earth Products Natural Sunscreen with Antioxidant Protection SPF 30 (2010 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Real Earth Products Natural Sunscreen with Antioxidant Protection SPF 30 (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS (LAVENDER) OIL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
OAT BETA GLUCANNone Identified
Data: Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) OIL
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. 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. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer