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Keeki Pure & Simple Natural Sunscreen, SPF 15 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Keeki Pure & Simple Natural Sunscreen, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) product label collected on April 19, 2017 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 Keeki Pure & Simple Natural Sunscreen, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: OM CINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (NO NANOTECHNOLOGY USED)

• 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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Fair

None

Limited
C12-20 ALKYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: C12-20 ALKYL GLUCOSDE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STERIC ACID

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: VITELLARIA PARADOXA (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

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

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYGLYCERIN

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

Limited
MUSA BALBISIANA (BANANA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BANANA FLAVOR OIL

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 (no nanotechnology used) 5%, OM Cinnamate 5%, Inactive Ingredients: Deionized Water, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alkyl Glucosde, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) seed oil*, Steric Acid, Theobroma Cacao Seed (Cocoa Butter)*, Vitellaria Paradoxa (Shea Butter)*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Aloe Vera), Ethylhexyglycerin, and Banana Flavor Oil*. *Organic

Directions from packaging:

Apply on dry skin 20 mins before going into the sun. Reapply every 40 mins.

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 childre. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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