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Pacific Beach Organics Riptide Sunscreen Lotion, White, SPF 32

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pacific Beach Organics Riptide Sunscreen Lotion, White, 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 Pacific Beach Organics Riptide Sunscreen Lotion, White, SPF 32 is 1.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD 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: NON-NANO 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
BEESWAX
Appeared as: ORGANIC CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: ORGANIC COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SEED OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORGANIC VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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: Non-Nano Zinc oxide 22%, Inactive Ingredients: Organic Cera Alba (Beeswax), Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Seed Oil, Organic Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Organic Vitellaria Paradoxa (Shea) Butter

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. 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 10am - 2pm, 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 a doctor if 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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