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COOLA Classic Face Sunscreen, Cucumber, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Classic Face Sunscreen, Cucumber, SPF 30 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 Classic Face Sunscreen, Cucumber, SPF 30 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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

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

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEEDCAKE EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
HYDROGENATED METHYL ABIETATE
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED METHYL ABIETATA

None

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

Limited

None

Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOL
Appeared as: 1,2 HEXANDIOL

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

None

None

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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: Avobenzone 1.75%, Homosalate 2.5%, Octisalate 1.5%, Octocrylene 3.75%, Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (ORGANIC), Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Carthamus Tinctorius (ORGANIC Safflower) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seedcake Extract, Decyl Glucoside, Dimethicone, Flavor, Glycerin (ORGANIC), Hydrogenated Methyl Abietata, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Jojoba Esters, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, 1,2 Hexandiol, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Polysilicone-11, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Silica, Sodium Phytate, Squalane, Tropolone, Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

* apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure * reapply: *immediately after 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 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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