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  • noun Plural form of sunscreen.

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Examples

  • One of the concerns raised by using nanoscale titanium dioxide and zinc oxide in sunscreens is the dearth of safety data on potential health that could arise from applying nanoscale minerals to the skin on a daily basis – including to skin that may be damaged (e.g., already sunburned).

    Environmental Defense Fund: Burning Questions - Are Sunscreens Containing Nanomaterials Safe?

  • The one thing everyone seems to agree on is that the lack of adequate safety data makes it hard to draw definitive conclusions regarding the safety of nanomaterials in sunscreens.

    Environmental Defense Fund: Burning Questions - Are Sunscreens Containing Nanomaterials Safe?

  • Yesterday several news outlets published the results of a study that said "four out of five brand-name sunscreens either provide inadequate sun protection or contain chemicals that may be unsafe."

    Is Your Sunblock Effective? - The Consumerist

  • An investigation of a thousand brand name sunscreens finds most may not provide adequate protection against UVA and UVB rays.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2008

  • Yesterday several news outlets published the results of a study that said "four out of five brand-name sunscreens either provide inadequate sun protection or contain chemicals that may be unsafe."

    The Consumerist: July 2008 Archives

  • It could also have future commercial applications in products such as sunscreens, she added.

    Reuters: Top News

  • "During heat waves we see consumers buying more relevant items such as sunscreens, water and sports drinks," said Tammy Smitham Shoppers Drug Mart director for communications and corporate affairs.

    London Free Press

  • The National Environmental Research Institute of Denmark found that 77 per cent of rinse-off cosmetics contain parabens (the figure rises to 99 per cent for leave-on cosmetics such as sunscreens). (link) 7.

    TreeHugger

  • The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, is increasing its investment in understanding the potential health, safety and environmental issues related to tiny particles that are used in many everyday products such as sunscreens, cosmetics and electronics.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, is increasing its investment in understanding the potential health, safety and environmental issues related to tiny particles that are used in many everyday products such as sunscreens, cosmetics and electronics.

    Health News from Medical News Today

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