Thursday, June 17, 2010

Popular sunscreen ingredient linked to cancer

"Fans of organic sunscreen may be interested to read some recent news from the United States about the safety of chemical based sunscreens.

In May 2010 the Environmental Working Group reported the results of a year long study which found that a common sunscreen ingredient called retinal palmitate caused tumours and lesions to develop 21% faster in lab animals."

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