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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Jack Black Sun Guard Very Water Resistant Sunscreen, SPF 45 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Jack Black Sun Guard Very Water Resistant Sunscreen, SPF 45 (2012 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 Jack Black Sun Guard Very Water Resistant Sunscreen, SPF 45 (2012 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A) (VITAMIN A)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMERContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C) (VITAMIN C)
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PELARGONIC ACID
ETHYL HEXYL ISONONANOTE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (RIBWORT PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (PLANTAGO) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM (EDELWEISS) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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