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COOLA Suncare Body Plant UV Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, SPF 30 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Suncare Body Plant UV Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, 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 COOLA Suncare Body Plant UV Sunscreen Moisturizer, Unscented, SPF 30 (2015 formulation) is 2.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

None
BUDDLEJA DAVIDII CELL CULTURE
Appeared as: BUDDLEJA DAVIDII MERISTEM CELL CULTURE

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited
SYRINGA VULGARIS (LILAC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYRINGA VULGARIS (LILAC) LEAF CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Robust

Fair

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: Zinc Oxide 12.6% Inactive Ingredients: Beeswax (ORGANIC), Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Buddleja Davidii Meristem Cell Culture, Butylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea Butter), Caprylyl Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (ORGANIC Orange) Fruit Water, Cocos Nucifera (ORGANIC Coconut) Oil, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Cucumis Sativus (ORGANIC Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Ethylhexyl Olivate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin (ORGANIC), Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Linum Usitatissimum (ORGANIC Linseed) Seed Oil, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Maltodextrin, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Oryzanol, Phospholipids, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Propanediol, Sodium Gluconate, Syringa Vulgaris (Lilac) Leaf Cell Culture Extract, Tocopherol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water, 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, 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 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.

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