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Nuori Mineral Defence Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nuori Mineral Defence Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 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 Nuori Mineral Defence Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 is 1.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

None
PONGAMIA GLABRA SEED OIL
Appeared as: PONGAMIA GLABRA (KARANJA) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
PINUS PINASTER (MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS PINASTER (FRENCH MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

None

None

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Robust

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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: Zinc Oxide 23%, Inactive Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Caprylate / Caprate, Glycerin, Silica, Arachidyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Pongamia Glabra (Karanja) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Pinus Pinaster (French Maritime Pine) Bark Extract, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Glyceryl Oleate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside, Lecithin, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Beta-Carotene, Glucose, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Benzyl Alcohol

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