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Sconset Body Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sconset Body Sunscreen Lotion, 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 Sconset Body Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 is 6.

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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, the UV protection is significantly lower than the SPF value would indicate.
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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

None

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

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

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: CAPRYL GLYCOL

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
PALMARIA PALMATA (DULSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT

Limited

Robust

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Robust

None

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 12%, Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Bisabolol, Butyloctyl Salicylate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Capryl Glycol, Caprylyl Methicone, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Water, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Dimethiconol/Propylsilsesquioxane/Silicate Crosspolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Isododecane, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Propanediol, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Tocopherol, Trilaureth-4 Phosphate, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Water, Zostera Marina Extract

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