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Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Spray, Vanilla-Coco, SPF 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Spray, Vanilla-Coco, 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 Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Spray, Vanilla-Coco, SPF 50 is 3.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: 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)

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

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALLYL HEPTANOATE
Appeared as: ALLYL HEPTOATE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

None

None

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

None

None

Fair

Fair

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

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients:Titanium Dioxide 4.3%, Zinc Oxide 15.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Alumina, Allyl Heptoate, Bentonite, Bisabolol, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cellulose Gum, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Coco-Glucoside, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Gamma Decalactone, Gamma-Nonalactone, Gamma Octalactone, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Heliotropine, Isocetyl Stearoyl Stearate, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Polyester-8, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Propanediol, Raspberry Ketone, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Silica, Sodium Gluconate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Tocopherol, Triethyl Citrate, Vanillin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Water

Directions from packaging:

* Shake well. Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Hold container 4 to 6 inches from skin to apply. Rub in. Do not spray directly on face. Spray onto hands and apply to face. *When properly used, mineral sunscreens will leave a whitish tint when first applied. * reapply: * after 80 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, especially from: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. * wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses * children under 6 months: Ask a doctor Uses * helps prevent sunburn * if used as directed with other sun protection measures (see Directions), decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only Flammable: Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at temperatures above 120 F. Do not use in the presence of a flame or spark, or while smoking. Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product: Keep away from face to avoid breathing in *Keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Apply outdoors. Avoid overspray as could cause surface to become slippery. Do not apply in windy conditions. Use in a well-ventilated area. Stop use and ask doctor if skin rash occurs Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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