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COOLA Mineral Sunscreen Spray, Fragrance-Free, SPF 30 (2019 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Mineral Sunscreen Spray, Fragrance-Free, SPF 30 (2019 formulation) 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 Sunscreen Spray, Fragrance-Free, SPF 30 (2019 formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: April 2019

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE UVA protection and a MODERATE balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • Mineral sunscreen sprays may contain small particles which can damage lungs if inhaled. Read more
  • Based on EWG's modeling, the UV protection is significantly lower than the SPF value would indicate.
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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

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

None

None

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORGANIC ORANGE) FRUIT WATER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (ORGANIC COCONUT) OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (ORGANIC SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

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

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

None

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ORGANIC ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT

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

None

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINESIS (ORGANIC JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

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 14%, Inactive Ingredients: Algae Extract (Organic), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic), Bentonite, Bisabolol (Organic), Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Seed Oil, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Cellulose Gum, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Organic Orange) Fruit Water, Coco-Glucoside, Cocos Nucifera (Organic Coconut) Oil, Glycerin (Organic), Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa (Organic Buriti) Fruit Oil, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Propanediol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Organic Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Organic Raspberry) Seed Oil, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Simmondsia Chinesis (Organic Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Water

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