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oxybenzone

 [ok″se-ben´zōn]
a topical sunscreen that absorbs ultraviolet B and some ultraviolet A rays.
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(Titanium dioxide, a mineral sunscreen, is often used in place of oxybenzone and octinoxate.) The researchers found that some compounds were released into the water more quickly after UV treatment, which simulated sun exposure.
These active ingredients were avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and ecamsule.
PCPC targeted eight of the 12 UV filters proposed to be Category III by the FDA: avobenzone, oxybenzone, octinoxate, octocrylene, homosalate, octisalate, ensulizole and meradimate.
5 ways to do your bit with your sunscreen choice 1 CHOOSE SUNSCREENS THAT DON'T CONTAIN OXYBENZONE OR OCTINOXATE Check ingredient lists - many big brands, including Boots Soltan, Delph, Garnier and Nivea, have confirmed they don't use these two in their European products.
They applied each product to six people four times per day for four days, then took 30 blood samples to look for the chemicals avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, and ecamsule.
In addition, newer research suggests that chemical sunscreen ingredients, such as oxybenzone, are damaging to oceanic ecosystems, including reefs and marine wildlife.
Have you checked if your go-to sunscreen contains oxybenzone, benzophenone-3, butylparaben, octinoxate or ethylhyxyl methoxycinnamate, and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor?
"Most brands on sale contain two filters that damage and cause the beaching of coral; oxybenzone and octinoxate.
CONTAIN OXYBENZONE OR OCTINOXATE Uriage Bariesun SPF50+ spray, PS21.44 for 200ml, Look Fantastic Green People scent free sun lotion SPF30, PS22.50 for Soleil Toujours organic sheer sunscreen mist SPF50, PS32 for 177ml, Space NK milky sun spray SPF30, PS20 for 150ml Coola mineral cucumber face SPF30, PS36 for 50ml, Cult Beauty Dermalogica Prisma protect SPF30, PS58 for 50ml 25% of sunscreen ingredients are released in the water during a 20-minute swim
6 SUNSCREENS THAT DON'T CONTAIN OXYBENZONE OR OCTINOXATE Green People scent free sun lotion SPF30, PS22.50 for Coola mineral cucumber face SPF30, PS36 for 50ml, Cult Beauty Uriage Bariesun SPF50+ spray, PS21.44 200ml, Look Fantastic Soleil Toujours organic sheer sunscreen mist SPF50, PS32 for 177ml, Space NK Caudalie milky sun spray SPF30, PS20 for 150ml Prisma protect PS58 for 50ml 25% of sunscreen ingredients are released in the water during a 20-minute swim Chemicals found in many traditional sun creams can damage coral reefs
"Most brands on sale contains two filters that damage and cause the beaching of coral; oxybenzone and octinoxate.