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Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Sport, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Sport, 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 Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Sport, SPF 30 is 3.

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.
  • Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely fail the FDA proposed UVA test.
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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 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ALLYL HEPTANOATE
Appeared as: ALLYL HEPTOATE

• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONE
Appeared as: LAURYL PEG-8 DIMETHICONE

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited
PHENYLPROPANOL
Appeared as: PHENYLPROPENOL

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Robust

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: Titanium Dioxide 2.6%, Zinc Oxide 3.9%, Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil, Algae Extract, Allyl Heptoate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Beeswax, Butyloctyl Salicylate, C30-38 Olefin/Isopropyl Maleate/MA Copolymer, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Dimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene, Gamma Decalactone, Gamma Nonalactone, Gamma Octalactone, Glycerin, Heliotropine, Isohexadecane, Lauryl PEG-8 Dimethicone, Octyldodecyl Citrate, Crosspolymer, PEG-8, Phenylpropenol, Raspberry Ketone, Silica, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethyl Citrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Vanillin, Water

Directions from packaging:

• Shake well. Apply liberally 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. – 2 p.m. • wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses • children under 6 months: Ask a doctor Other

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. Other Information: protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun

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