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Alba Botanica Kids Sunscreen Spray Lotion, Tropical Fruit, SPF 40

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About the Product In-depth knowledge about this product

New Findings!

Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely pass the FDA proposed UVA test.

The FDA does not have enough health and safety data to classify 4 active ingredients in this product as safe and effective: AVOBENZONE, HOMOSALATE, OCTISALATE, OCTOCRYLENE

Top Findings

Overall this product poses a moderate concern for sun protection or ingredient safety. Read more

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Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE UVA protection and a MODERATE balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.

Sprays pose an inhalation risk and may not cover the skin completely. Read more

The ingredients in this product pose a MODERATE health concern.

Don't depend on sunscreen alone! Shade and clothing offer much better skin protection. Read more

Sunscreens can break down while still in the bottle. To be safe dispose of products when the mixture clumps or separates.

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Ingredients

Ingredients from label Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 3.0%, Homosalate 12.0%, Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 7.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vp/Hxadecene Copolymer, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Dimethicone, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Alcohol, A-Terpinyl Acetate, Cetyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Dimethylhydroxy Furanone, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Nonanal, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Vanillin, Xanthan Gum, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene

Score

Data Availability

Ingredient Name & Details

AVOBENZONE active ingredient 3%

Concerns: Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions

HOMOSALATE active ingredient 12%

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

OCTISALATE active ingredient 5%

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions

OCTOCRYLENE active ingredient 7%

Concerns: Biochemical or cellular level changes, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions

WATER

Concerns: none identified

CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology

GLYCERIN

Concerns: Use restrictions

ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL

Concerns: Cancer, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions

VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER

Concerns: none identified

SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE

Concerns: Use restrictions

DIMETHICONE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL

Concerns: Use restrictions

GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL

Concerns: none identified

GINKGO BILOBA

Concerns: none identified

OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT

Concerns: none identified

PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

Concerns: none identified

TOCOPHERYL ACETATE

Concerns: Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

ETHANOL

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

TERPINYL ACETATE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology

CETYL ALCOHOL

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

CITRIC ACID

Concerns: Use restrictions

DIMETHYLHYDROXY FURANONE

Concerns: none identified

GLYCERYL STEARATE SE

Concerns: none identified

NONANAL

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE

Concerns: none identified

SODIUM CHLORIDE

Concerns: none identified

VANILLIN

Concerns: none identified

XANTHAN GUM

Concerns: none identified

BENZYL ALCOHOL

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions

PHENOXYETHANOL

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions

POTASSIUM SORBATE

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

SODIUM BENZOATE

Concerns: Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

LIMONENE

Concerns: Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions

 
 

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