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Original Sprout Face and Body Sunscreen, SPF 27 (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Original Sprout Face and Body Sunscreen, SPF 27 (2016 formulation) product label collected on June 07, 2016 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 Original Sprout Face and Body Sunscreen, SPF 27 (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: June 2016

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES
Appeared as: GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC (ARNICA) MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: (VANILLA) PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None
DIPTERYX ODORATA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIPTERYX ODORATA SEED

None

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM & LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC (CALENDULA) OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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:

Zinc Oxide 10%. Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Vegetable Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Fruit Extracts Of Pyrus Malus (Apple), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot), (Vanilla) Planifolia, Dipteryx Odorata Seed, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry), Lonicera Caprifolium & Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle), Extracts Of Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf, Organic (Arnica) Montana Flower, Organic Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit, Organic (Calendula) Officinalis Flower, Organic Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit, Polysilicone-15, Citric Acid, Glyceryl Isostearate, Polyhydroxy Stearic Acid, Sodium Phytate, Xanthan Gum.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use in eyes. Do not use otherwise than as directed. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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