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TropicSport Mineral Lip Balm, Coconut, SPF 15 (2019 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the TropicSport Mineral Lip Balm, Coconut, SPF 15 (2019 formulation) 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 TropicSport Mineral Lip Balm, Coconut, SPF 15 (2019 formulation) is 2.

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

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
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
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: NATURAL FLAVORS

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

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

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 10.50%, Inactive Ingredients: Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Natural Flavors, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply at least every 2 hours. Children under 6 months of age, ask a doctor.

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 swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Sun Protection Measures Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. Other Information Protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun.

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