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Celtic Complexion Organic Sunscreen Lotion, Sensitive Skin, SPF 32

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Celtic Complexion Organic Sunscreen Lotion, Sensitive Skin, SPF 32 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 Celtic Complexion Organic Sunscreen Lotion, Sensitive Skin, SPF 32 is 1.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides EXCELLENT 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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
Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: VEGETABLE EMULSIFYING WAX

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
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: ELDORADO SPRINGS ARTESIAN WATER

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: CERTIFIED ORGANIC EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VEGETABLE VITAMIN E

• 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 Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 25%, Inactive Ingredients: Eldorado springs artesian water, certified organic extra virgin olive oil, certified organic jojoba oil, vegetable glycerin, organic shea butter, vegetable emulsifying wax, vegetable vitamin e

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally and evenly before sun exposure, Reapply after swimming, sweating or towel drying. Otherwise, reapply at least every 2 hours. Keep out of direct sunlight or exposure to excessive heat to prevent melting. Safe for use on children under 6 months of age.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. UV exposure from the sun increases the risk of skin cancer, premature aging, and other skin damage. It is important to decrease UV exposure by limiting tine in the sun, wearing protective clothing, and using a sunscreen. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and see a doctor if rash occurs.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

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