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Earth Mama Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 25

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Mama Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 25 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 Earth Mama Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 25 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

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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
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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

None

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 20%, Inactive Ingredients: Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Fractionated Coconut) Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Tocopherol, Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract

Directions from packaging:

Helps prevent sunburn If used as directed with other sun protection measures (see Directions), decreases 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 a doctor if * rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

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