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Babo Botanicals Baby Skin Mineral Sunscreen Sheer & Gentle Lotion Spf 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Baby Skin Mineral Sunscreen Sheer & Gentle Lotion Spf 50 product label collected on May 07, 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 Babo Botanicals Baby Skin Mineral Sunscreen Sheer & Gentle Lotion Spf 50 is 2.

Data last updated: May 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • 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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

None

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRAEA ULMARIA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: ZINC OXIDE 20.0%; Inactive Ingredients: ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL, ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE, BEHENYL ALCOHOL, BISABOLOL*, BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, CELLULOSE GUM, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, CITRIC ACID, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCERIN, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, METHYL DIHYDROABIETATE, MICROCRYSTAL- LINE CELLULOSE, NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT*, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, PUERARIA LOBATA ROOT EXTRACT*, SODIUM GLUCONATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, SPIRAEA ULMARIA FLOWER EXTRACT*, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER*, TOCOPHEROL, WATER.

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