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Kenra Sugar Beach Sun Cream 12

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kenra Sugar Beach Sun Cream 12 product label collected on January 15, 2021 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 Kenra Sugar Beach Sun Cream 12 is 5.

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Data last updated: January 2021

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Limited

None

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Limited
TRIDECETH-10
Appeared as: TRICEDETH-10

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Alcohol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Peg-100 Stearate, Polysorbate 60, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Carbomer, Glycereth-7 Trimethyl Ether, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Vp/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Tetradecane, Fragrance (Parfum), Polyquaternium-7, Silicone Quaternium-8, Phyllanthus Emblica Extract, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Stearyl Alcohol, Xylitylglucoside, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tricedeth-10, Anhydroxylitol, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Xylitol, Sodium Hydroxide, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hydroxycitronellal.

Directions from packaging:

Apply the Sugar Beach Sun Cr me evenly throughout damp hair and air dry for texture. Apply to dry hair for maximum sun protection against color fading.

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