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Mustela Baby-Child Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Face + Body, SPF 50

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mustela Baby-Child Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Face + Body, SPF 50 product label collected on December 12, 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 Mustela Baby-Child Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Face + Body, SPF 50 is 1.

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Data last updated: December 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)

None

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

Fair

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

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)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Robust

None

None

Limited

None
STEARYL/ OCTADODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: STEARYL/OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER

Fair

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

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Robust

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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 ingredient: Zinc Oxide 24%, Inactive ingredients: WATER, C15-19 ALKANE, GLYCERIN, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, ETHYL MACADAMIATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, STEARYL/OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER, LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE, PROPANEDIOL, POLYHYDROXY STEARIC ACID, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, HYDROXY ACETOPHENONE, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TOCOPHEROL, MALIC ACID

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally to exposed areas 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying; at least every 2 hours. 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 of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m - 2p.m, wear long-sleeved shirt, pants, hat, and sunglasses; children under 6 months: ask a doctor.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only: Do not use on damaged or broken skin. When using this product keep out of the 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.

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