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Just Skin Food Natural and Organic Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Just Skin Food Natural and Organic Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation) product label collected on March 26, 2014 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 Just Skin Food Natural and Organic Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: March 2014

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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: NON-NANO 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)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGO BUTTER

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: LOCAL BEESWAX

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: NON-GMO VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

Coconut oil, Shea butter Mango butter, Cocoa butter, 35% non-nano zinc oxide, local beeswax, non-gmo vitamin E

Directions from packaging:

Apply as often as needed

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