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EWG rating for PCA Skin Active Protection Body Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30






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PCA Skin Active Protection Body Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30

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Caution

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Mineral sunscreen sprays may contain small particles which can damage lungs if inhaled. Read more

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

This product contains chemical active ingredient(s) that the FDA does not have enough health safety data to classify as safe and effective: OCTISALATE, OCTOCRYLENE


Before you go outside:
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Ingredients

Ingredients from label Active Ingredients: Octisalate 4.9%, Octocrylene 9.5%, Zinc Oxide 10.6%, Inactive Ingredients: Bentonite, Bisabolol, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cellulose Gum, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Coco-Glucoside, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract, Cucumis Melo Cantalupensis Fruit Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Dimethicone, Ectoin, Ethyl Ferulate, Ethyl Macadamiate, Glycerin, Jojoba Esters, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Extract, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Passiflora Incarnata Fruit Extract, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Propanediol, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Rose Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Water

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ZINC OXIDE(SUNSCREEN GRADE) active ingredient 10.6%

Concerns: Cancer (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Ecotoxicology (low), Occupational hazards (moderate), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

OCTISALATE active ingredient 4.9%

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE

Concerns: Cancer (low), Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (high), Endocrine disruption (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

DIMETHICONE

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low)

MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) EXTRACT

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (high), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (low)

MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

ROSE EXTRACT

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (high), Use restrictions (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

OCTOCRYLENE active ingredient 9.5%

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (low), Ecotoxicology (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

BENTONITE

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate)

BISABOLOL

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate)

CITRIC ACID

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate)

COCO-GLUCOSIDE

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

GLYCERIN

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate)

MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

PROPANEDIOL

Concerns: Cancer (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

TOCOPHEROL

Concerns: Cancer (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Endocrine disruption (low), Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID

Concerns: Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE

Concerns: Use restrictions (low)

PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Use restrictions (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Before you go outside: You should not rely on sunscreen alone.


Wear clothes

Plan around the sun

Don't get burned

Wear sunglasses

Find Shade

Bring Shade
 
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