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Nature's Gate Kid's Vegan Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nature's Gate Kid's Vegan Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 20 (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 Nature's Gate Kid's Vegan Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

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

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

None

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
VIOLA TRICOLOR (HEARTSEASE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT

Robust

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: TITANIUM DIOXIDE 8.3%, ZINC OXIDE 2.0%; Inactive Ingredients: ALLANTOIN, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT, BISABOLOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL WHEAT STRAW GLYCOSIDES, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, DEHYDROXANTHAN GUM, DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE, DIMETHICONE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE, HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDEN SEAL) EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, POLYSORBATE 80, PROPYLHEPTYL CAPRYLATE, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, STEARIC ACID, STEARYL ALCOHOL, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT, WATER.

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