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Sunumbra Daily Natural Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 15+

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sunumbra Daily Natural Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 15+ product label collected on March 31, 2020 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 Sunumbra Daily Natural Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 15+ is 1.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DE-IONISED WATER

None
CALODENDRUM CAPENSE NUT OIL
Appeared as: CAPE CHESTNUT (CALODENDRUM CAPENSE) SEED OIL

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE (VIT C)

Fair

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPEN (POPULOUS TREMULOIDES) BARK EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ALOE FEROX (CAPE ALOE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE FEROX EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NICOTINAMIDE (VIT B3)

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: zinc oxide 9%, Inactive Ingredients: De-ionised water, Cape chestnut (Calodendrum capense) seed oil, sorbitan olivate, cetearyl olivate, ascorbyl glucoside (Vit C), galactoarabinan, Aspen (populous tremuloides) bark extract , superoxide dismutase, aloe ferox extract, kigelia extract, tyrosine, allantoin, nicotinamide (Vit B3)

Directions from packaging:

for use: Apply Sunumbra Daily liberally (6 tsp per average adult) to all exposed areas - not forgetting the ears, nose, back of the neck, tops of feet and balding or shaven heads.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid direct contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of small children

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

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