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thinksport KIDS SUNSCREEN, SPF 50 (old formulation) (2013 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the thinksport KIDS SUNSCREEN, SPF 50 (old formulation) (2013 Formulation) product label collected on June 21, 2013 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 thinksport KIDS SUNSCREEN, SPF 50 (old formulation) (2013 Formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
SORBITAN STEARATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN STEARATE (COCONUT BASED)

Limited
PINUS (PINE) RESIN
Appeared as: PINE WOOD RESIN

Limited

Limited

Fair
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM SULFATE (EPSOM SALT)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RASPBERRY SEED OIL

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CRANBERRY SEED OIL

Fair

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT
Appeared as: PAPAYA

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 20% (Non-nano) Inactive Ingredients: PURIFIED WATER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAPRIC CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES, SORBITAN STEARATE (COCONUT BASED), PINE WOOD RESIN, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, CETYL DIMETHICONE, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, MAGNESIUM SULFATE (EPSOM SALT), SUNFLOWER OIL, JOJOBA OIL, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E), OLIVE OIL, RASPBERRY SEED OIL, CRANBERRY SEED OIL, HYALURONIC ACID (MADE FROM VEGETABLE), PAPAYA

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply: *after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating * immediately after towel drying * at least every two hours Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early aging. To decrease this risk, regulary 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 10am to 2pm * wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses

Warnings from packaging:

* For external use only * Do not use on damaged or broken skin * Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs * When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove * Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun.

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