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Coppertone Pure & Simple Baby Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Coppertone Pure & Simple Baby Sunscreen Lotion, 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 Coppertone Pure & Simple Baby Sunscreen Lotion, 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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

None

• 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)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TEA (CAMELLIA SINENSIS) LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

None

Fair

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GIANT KELP (MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA) EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACRED LOTUS (NELUMBO NUCIFERA) EXTRACT

Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Appeared as: TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYSILANE

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 24.08%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Cetyl Peg/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Propylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Bis-Octyldodecyl Dimer Dilinoleate/Propanediol Copolymer, Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene, Polyester-27, Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Leaf Extract, Giant Kelp (Macrocystis Pyrifera) Extract, Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo Nucifera) Extract, Triethoxycaprylysilane, Beeswax, Hydroxyacetophenone, PEG-12 Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tocopherol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Chloride

Directions from packaging:

shake well before each use. apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. reapply: after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours

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 rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children if swallowed, get medical help or conact a Poision Control Center right away.

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