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Stream2Sea Sun Protect Mineral Lip Balm, Cherry, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Stream2Sea Sun Protect Mineral Lip Balm, Cherry, SPF 30 product label collected on October 12, 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 Stream2Sea Sun Protect Mineral Lip Balm, Cherry, SPF 30 is 1.

Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: CHERRY FLAVOR

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: NON-NANO TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

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

Fair

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF

None
OCIMUM TENUIFLORUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM TENUIFLORUM (TULSI) LEAF

Fair
SEAWEED
Appeared as: ALARIA ESCULENTA (WAKAME SEAWEED)

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPA (OLIVE) LEAF

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
STEVIA
Appeared as: EUPATORIUM REBAUDIANUM BERTONI (STEVIA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM TACAMAHACA SEED OIL , (TAMANU)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Non-nano Zinc Oxide 12%, Non-nano Titanium 1%, Inactive Ingredients: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Beeswax*,Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Cherry Flavor*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Camellia Sinenis (Green Tea) Leaf*, Ocimum Tenuiflorum (Tulsi) Leaf*, Alaria Esculenta (Wakame Seaweed)* and Olea Europa (Olive) Leaf*, Mixed Tocopherols, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil*,Eupatorium Rebaudianum Bertoni (Stevia) Leaf Extract*, Calophyllum Tacamahaca Seed (Tamanu) Oil*

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 40 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours. Sun Protection measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: Limit time in the sun, expecially from 10 am to 2 pm. Wear long sleeved shirts, pants hats, and sunglasses. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Stop use and ask a doctor is rash occurs. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

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