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Olita Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Olita Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 product label collected on August 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 Olita Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 is 1.

Data last updated: August 2019

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD UVA protection and a GOOD balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
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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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

None

None

Fair

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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 18%, Inactive Ingredients: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Behenate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Jojoba Esters, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Silica

Directions from packaging:

Apply 15 minutes before going into the sun. Reapply for continuous protection and after swimming, exercising, towel drying, washing or perspiring heavily.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if rash or irritation develops. For use on children under six months of age, consult a doctor.

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