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COOLA Mineral Body Sunscreen Lotion, Fragrance-Free, SPF 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Mineral Body Sunscreen Lotion, Fragrance-Free, 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 COOLA Mineral Body Sunscreen Lotion, Fragrance-Free, SPF 50 is 6.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
Limited
EVERNIA PRUNASTRI (RING LICHEN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EVERNIA PRUNASTRI (OAKMOSS) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

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)

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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA CAMPRESTRIS SEED OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Fair

None
MAURITIA FLEXUOSA FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: MAURITIA FLEXUOSA (BURITI) FRUIT OIL

Limited

None

None
OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA FLOWER/STEM EXTRACT

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

None
STEARYL/ OCTADODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: STEARYL/OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

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 7%, Titanium Dioxide 3.2%, Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic), Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil, Arachidyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Behenyl Alcohol, Benzyl Acetate, Brassica Camprestris Seed Oil, Butyloctyl Salicylate, C30-38 Olefin/Isopropyl Maleate/Ma Copolymer, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Cetyl Alcohol, Chlorphenesin, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Leaf/Twig Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (Organic), Ethylhexylglycerin, Evernia Prunastri (Oakmoss) Extract, Glycerin (Organic), Glyceryl Stearate, Laminaria Digitata (Algae) Extract (Organic), Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Magnesium Sulfate, Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil (Organic), Methyl Anthranilate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower/Stem Extract, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Polysorbate 60, Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil, Silica, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Organic), Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Sorbitan Tristearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Stearyl/Octyldodecyl Citrate Crosspolymer, Tocopherol, Triethyl Citrate, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer

Directions from packaging:

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 *Shake well * apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure * 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

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