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Honest Mineral Sunscreen

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Honest Mineral Sunscreen product label collected on June 08, 2018 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 Honest Mineral Sunscreen is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2018

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
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)
• 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)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Robust

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

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 19.0%; Inactive Ingredients: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CETYL DIMETHICONE, COCO-CAPRYLATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN EXTRACT, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SORBITAN OLEATE, TOCOPHEROL, WATER (AQUA)

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