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Star Naturals Baby Sunscreen Stick, SPF 25

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Star Naturals Baby Sunscreen Stick, 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 Star Naturals Baby Sunscreen Stick, 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
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
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

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)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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 24.5%, Inactive Ingredients: Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (Organic), Beeswax (Organic), Lanolin, Tocopherol, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 40 minutes of swimming or sweating. Immediately after towel drying. At least after 2 hours. Children under 6 months ask a doctor. Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and eary skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF Value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10a.m.-2p.m. , wear long sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses

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 call Poison Control Center right away

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