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COOLA Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops, SPF 30 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 COOLA Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops, SPF 30 is 2.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE UVA protection and a MODERATE balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • The FDA does not have enough health & safety data to classify all of the active ingredients as safe & effective.
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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 MODERATE

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEM NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (ORGANIC SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Limited

Limited
JASMINUM SAMBAC (ARABIAN JASMINE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) LEAF CELL EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUOPAEA (ORGANIC OLIVE) OIL

None
PLANKTON EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLANKTON LEAF EXTRACT

None
SCHINUS MOLLE OIL
Appeared as: SCHINUS MOLLE EXTRACT

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (ORGANIC JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED EXTRACT

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

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: Avobenzone 2.0%, Homosalate 10.0%, Octisalate 5.05%, Octocrylene 6.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Anthem Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil, Butylene Glycol, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Calcium Gluconate, Carthamus Tinctorius (ORGANIC Safflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium (Bitter Orange) Leaf/Twig Extract, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Leaf Cell Extract, Nylon-12, Olea Euopaea (ORGANIC Olive) Oil, Plankton Leaf Extract, Propanediol, Schinus Molle Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (ORGANIC Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Water (Aqua), Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

shake well, apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply: * after 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. - 2 p.m. * wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, 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 eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask doctor if skin rash occurs Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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