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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Green Screen Organic Sunscreen, Tinted, SPF 22 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Green Screen Organic Sunscreen, Tinted, SPF 22 (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 Green Screen Organic Sunscreen, Tinted, SPF 22 (2012 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
NON-NANO ZINC OXIDE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL
VEGETABLE VITAMIN E
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
JOJOBA OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)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