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Sunblocz Baby & Kids Sunscreen, SPF 50+ (2018 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sunblocz Baby & Kids Sunscreen, SPF 50+ (2018 Formulation) product label collected on June 14, 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 Sunblocz Baby & Kids Sunscreen, SPF 50+ (2018 Formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 24.5%, INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) wax, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply at least every 2 hours. For use on children less than 6 monhs of age, consult a health-care practitoner. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Reapply immediately after towel drying.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. If rash occurs, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Keep out of reach of children.

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