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thinksport Livestrong sunscreen, SPF 50+ (2014 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the thinksport Livestrong sunscreen, SPF 50+ (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 thinksport Livestrong sunscreen, SPF 50+ (2014 Formulation) is 1.

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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 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
Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

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

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

Fair

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

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

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: HYALURAONIC ACID (MADE FROM VEGETABLES)

Limited

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

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

Limited
METHYL ABIETATE, TECHNICAL
Appeared as: METHYL ABIETATE (PINE WOOD RESIN)

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

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE
Appeared as: POLYGLERCEROL-10 LAURATE (VEGETABLE GLYCERIN)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (PURIFIED)

Limited
RIBES RUBRUM (CURRANT) FRUIT
Appeared as: WHITE CURRANT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide (20%) (non-nano) Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Capric Caprylic Triglycerides, Cranberry seed oil, Dimethicone, Hyaluraonic acid (made from vegetables), Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Jojoba Oil, Magnesium sulfate (Epsom salt), Methyl abietate (Pine Wood resin), Olive Oil, Polyglercerol-10 Laurate (Vegetable glycerin), Raspberry seed oil, Sorbitan Stearate (coconut based), Sunflower Oil, Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Water (Purified), White Currant

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