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Sun Bum Natural Browning Lotion Premium Tanning Accelerator

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sun Bum Natural Browning Lotion Premium Tanning Accelerator product label collected on January 21, 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 Sun Bum Natural Browning Lotion Premium Tanning Accelerator is 5.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
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)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4)
Appeared as: BLUE 1 / CI 42090

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985)
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 / CI 15985

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE (OCTYL)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

None

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED OIL

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) LEAF/SEED EXTRACT

Limited
SALVIA HISPANICA SEED OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA HISPANICA (CHIA) SEED OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (ORGANIC COCONUT) OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNAL (ORGANIC ARGAN) OIL

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED (KUKUI NUT) OIL

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

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33 / CI 17200

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

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:

WATER (AQUA), ETHYLHEXYL (OCTYL) PALMITATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, COFFEA (KONA) ARABICA, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARIC ACID, CARAMEL, PHENOXYETHANOL, HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYL DIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, TRIETHANOLAMINE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), ISOHEXADECANE, CARBOMER, HYDROLYZED ALGIN, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, POLYSORBATE-60, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, TOCOPHEROL, MANGANESE SULFATE, DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL, COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED OIL, COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) LEAF/SEED EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL (VITAMIN E) ACETATE, SALVIA HISPANICA (CHIA) SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (ORGANIC COCONUT) OIL, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, CAFFEINE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNAL (ORGANIC ARGAN) OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED (KUKUI NUT) OIL, YELLOW 6 / CI 15985, MACADAMIA (NUT) TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, GLYCERIN, CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT, RED 4 / CI 14700, MAGNESIUM ASPARTATE, OLEYL ALCOHOL, ZINC GLUCONATE, PANTHENYL TRIACETATE, COPPER GLUCONATE, ETHYL LINOLEATE, RED 33 / CI 17200, ASCORBYL (VITAMIN C) PALMITATE, BLUE 1 / CI 42090.

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