Study lists 14 most dangerous sunscreens for children
ATLANTA – Before we head into the sunny summer months when families head to the beach or the great outdoors to enjoy a little rest and relaxation, a new study is warning parents of the worst sunscreens on the market.
The risk of getting skin cancer almost doubles without the proper protection from sunscreen; and at the very least, many will suffer from severe sunburn by using a bad product.
The EWG's study researched 900 sunscreens and over 500 SPF-labeled moisturizers, measuring data such as UV-ray protection, toxic ingredients and other hazards.
According to the reports, 73 percent of the products tested did not work as they word advertised.
Many contained toxic ingredients and others had high SPF's that lead to other varieties of sun damage.
Below are the 14 worst sunscreens that are geared towards children:
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