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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Rite Aid Rx Suncare Lip Balm Sunblock, SPF 45 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Rite Aid Rx Suncare Lip Balm Sunblock, 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 Rite Aid Rx Suncare Lip Balm Sunblock, SPF 45 (2012 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
MYRISTYL LACTATEUse restrictions, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITENone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
COCOA NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL
HYDROHENATED VEGETABLE OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX
BEEZWA
None Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
EUPHORIBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
None Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited


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