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COOLA Baby Mineral Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Baby Mineral Sunscreen Stick, 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 Baby Mineral Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50 is 1.

Data last updated: April 2019

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)
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
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
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (ORGANIC CASTOR) SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (ORGANIC MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA (ORGANIC CARNAUBA) WAX

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

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (ORGANIC LINSEED) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA (ORGANIC AVOCADO) OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (ORGANIC SWEET ALMOND) OIL

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

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (ORGANIC SESAME) SEED OIL

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA (ORGANIC NETTLE) EXTRACT

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: 20%, Inactive Ingredients:, Beeswax (Organic), Bisabolol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Organic Shea Butter), Calophyllum Tacamahaca (Organic Tamanu) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Organic Matricaria) Flower Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Organic Coconut) Oil, Copernicia Cerifera (Organic Carnauba) Wax, Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Seed Wax, Jojoba Esters, Linum Usitatissimum (Organic Linseed) Seed Oil, Ozokerite, Persea Gratissima (Organic Avocado) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Organic Sweet Almond) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Organic Castor) Seed Oil, Rubus Idaeus (Organic Raspberry) Seed Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Organic Sesame) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Organic Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Urtica Dioica (Organic Nettle) Extract

Directions from packaging:

Directions * 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 the 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. to 2 p.m. * wear long-sleeved 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 Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. 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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