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COOLA Suncare Baby Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, SPF 50 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Suncare Baby Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, SPF 50 (2015 formulation) product label collected on April 03, 2015 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 COOLA Suncare Baby Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, SPF 50 (2015 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: April 2015

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
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
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) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES

Fair

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Robust

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 Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 7.6%, Zinc Oxide 6.8% Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Beeswax (ORGANIC), Bisabolol, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea) Butter, Carthamus Tinctorius (ORGANIC Safflower) Oleosomes, Cocos Nucifera (ORGANIC Coconut) Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (ORGANIC Sunflower) Seed Oil, Oryzanol, Persea Gratissima (ORGANIC Avocado) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (ORGANIC Sesame) Seed Oil, Silica, Theobroma Cacao (ORGANIC Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water

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 2 hours, Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses, children under 6 months: Ask a doctor

Warnings from packaging:

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

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