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3rd Rock Sunblock Sunscreen Lotion, Infant, SPF 35

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the 3rd Rock Sunblock Sunscreen Lotion, Infant, SPF 35 product label collected on June 22, 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 3rd Rock Sunblock Sunscreen Lotion, Infant, SPF 35 is 1.

Data last updated: June 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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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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)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: L-ARGININE

Limited

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA FLAVA (BEESWAX WITH PROPOLIS)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL WAX
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCES (ORANGE) PEEL WAX

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: REFINED COCONUT OIL EXTRACT

Limited
FRANKINCENSE OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELIA SACRA (FRANKINCENSE) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT) ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

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 23.5%, Inactive Ingredients: Vegetable glycerine, distilled water, Simmondsia chinesis (jojoba) oil, Olea europaea olive) fruit oil, L-arginine, Aloe barbadensis Miller leaf gel, Cera flava (beeswax with propolis), Citrus aurantium dulces (orange) peel wax, phosphatidyl choline/cetearyl glucoside, refined coconut oil extract, Boswelia sacra (frankincense) oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) oil, tocopherol, ascorbic acid, Zea mays (corn) starch, Maranta arundinacea (arrowroot) root extract, xanthan gum, gamma oryzanol

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 two 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 sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limiting time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - wear long sleeve shirt, 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 doctor if rash occurs.

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