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Hawaiian Tropic Lip Balm Stick Sunscreen, Tropical, SPF 45+ (2018 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hawaiian Tropic Lip Balm Stick Sunscreen, Tropical, SPF 45+ (2018 Formulation) product label collected on April 24, 2018 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 Hawaiian Tropic Lip Balm Stick Sunscreen, Tropical, SPF 45+ (2018 Formulation) is 7.

Data last updated: April 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: /AROMA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE

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

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM (COCOYAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FRUIT EXTRACT

None
PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA (PAGODATREE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 1.0%, Octocrylene 10.0%, Oxybenzone 6.0%; Inactive Ingredients: OZOKERITE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIISOBUTYL ADIPATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, ADIPIC ACID/DIGLYCOL CROSSPOLYMER, DIMETHICONE, FLAVOR/AROMA, ISOSTEARYL LINOLEATE, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, PEG-8, SILICA, SODIUM SACCHARIN, PROPYLPARABEN, BHT, MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE, PEG-8 DIMETHICONE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM ROOT EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT, PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FRUIT EXTRACT, PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT, PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT, OCTYLDODECANOL, RETINYL PALMITATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ASCORBIC ACID, SODIUM PROPOXYHYDROXYPROPYL THIOSULFATE SILICA.

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