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True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Antioxidant Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Antioxidant Sunscreen, SPF 30 (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 True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Antioxidant Sunscreen, SPF 30 (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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (DEIONIZED WATER)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) WAX

Limited

Limited

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

None

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN-E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide (20.0%), Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Aloe Vera) Juice, Aqua (Deionized Water), Astaxanthin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Olivate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Oil, Gluconolactone, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Wax, Lecithin, Potassium Sorbate, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Tocopherol (Vitamin-E), Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

, apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply: after 40 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours, children under 6 months: Ask a doctor, 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 value 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

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 a doctor if 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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