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TropicSport Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the TropicSport Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion, 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 TropicSport Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

None

None

None
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALLA FERDINANDIANA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA NUT OIL

None

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT
Appeared as: DIPOTASSIUM GLYCRRHIZATE

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

Limited

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: Titanium Dioxide 4.5%, Zinc Oxide 8.7%, Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Steareth-2, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Steareth-21, Dimethicone, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Pleigynium Timoriense Fruit Extract, Podocarpus Elatus Fruit Extract, Terminalla Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Nut Oil, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Dipotassium Glycrrhizate, Propanediol, Alumina, Stearic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium Edta, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance/Parfum

Directions from packaging:

* apply liberally and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure * reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating * children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor * 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 value 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-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses

Warnings from packaging:

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 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. Other information * Protect the product in this container from excessive heat and sun

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