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Stream2Sea Sun Protect Lip Balm, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Stream2Sea Sun Protect Lip Balm, 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 Stream2Sea Sun Protect Lip Balm, SPF 30 is 2.

Data last updated: June 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.
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Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: CHERRY FLAVOR

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
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)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
SEAWEED
Appeared as: ALARIA ESCULENTA (WAKAME SEAWEED)*

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM SEED (TAMANU) OIL*

Fair

Limited

Fair

None
EUPATORIUM REBAUDIANUM LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPATORIUM REBAUDIANA BERTONI (STEVIA) LEAF EXTRACT*

Limited

None
OCIMUM TENUIFLORUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM TENUIFLORUM (TULSI) LEAF*

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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 12%, Titanium Dioxide 1%, Inactive Ingredients: Alaria Esculenta (Wakame Seaweed)*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed (Tamanu) Oil*, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf*, Beeswax*, Cherry Flavor, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Eupatorium Rebaudiana Bertoni (Stevia) Leaf Extract*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil*, Ocimum Tenuiflorum (Tulsi) Leaf*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Tocopherol

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs.

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