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thinksport Thinker Lip Balm, Currant + Grapefruit, SPF 18

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the thinksport Thinker Lip Balm, Currant + Grapefruit, SPF 18 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 thinksport Thinker Lip Balm, Currant + Grapefruit, SPF 18 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC / CAPRYLICTRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) SEED OIL

None

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT)
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI

Limited
RIBES RUBRUM (CURRANT) FRUIT
Appeared as: CURRANT

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 Ingredients: zinc oxide 10.5%, Inactive Ingredients: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CERA ALBA (BEESWAX), COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, CAPRIC / CAPRYLICTRIGLYCERIDE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, TOCOPHEROL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL, CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) SEED OIL, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, CITRUS PARADISI, CURRANT, RIBES RUBRUM (CURRANT) FRUIT (Third-party safety: rating: 1-2: Low 3-6: Moderate 7-10: High)

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. immediately after towel drying at least every 2 hours 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 value of 15 or higher and other protection measures including: Limit time in the sun, especially from 10 am-2 pm. Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses Protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs. When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun.

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