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Babyganics Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50+

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babyganics Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50+ product label collected on April 02, 2019 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 Babyganics Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50+ is 3.

Data last updated: April 2019

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• 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

• Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: ORGANIC LECITHIN

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

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

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
POLYGLYCERYL-6 POLYRICINOLEATE
Appeared as: HEXAGLYCERYL POLYRICINOLEATE

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair

None

Fair

Fair

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: ORGANIC HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK CUMIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORGANIC NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK CUMIN) SEED OIL

Limited

None

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: Zinc Oxide 11.2%, Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 5.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Hexaglyceryl Polyricinoleate, Polysorbate 80, Phenethyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Citric Acid, Squalene, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Seed Oil, Organic Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil, Organic Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Organic Lecithin, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate

Directions from packaging:

Helps prevent sunburn. Apply liberally and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying and at least every 2 hours.

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