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California Baby Summer Blend Sunscreen, SPF 30+ (2014 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Baby Summer Blend Sunscreen, SPF 30+ (2014 Formulation) product label collected on April 03, 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 California Baby Summer Blend Sunscreen, SPF 30+ (2014 Formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: April 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OLEOSOMES
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLESOMES

Limited

None

None
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRONELLA OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON NARDUS OIL

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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: Titanium Dioxide (11%) Inactive Ingredients: Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Olesomes, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Coco-Caprylate, Glycerin, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Tapioca Starch, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Squalane, Magnesium Stearate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Levulinic Acid, Allantoin, Panthenol, Cymbopogon Nardus Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Cedrus Atlantica Wood Oil, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate

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