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Will Most Sunscreens Be Eventually Banned?

The primary function of oxybenzone (benzophenone-3), commonly found in chemical sunscreen products, is to prevent your skin from absorbing ultraviolet light; it has weak estrogenic and powerful antiadrenergic effects.  Oxybenzone (benzophenone-3)1 is one of the most common ingredients found in sunscreen products. Its primary function is to prevent your skin from absorbing ultraviolet (UV) light. Since the chemical is cost effective and increases the sunblock protection in a sunscreen product, it can be found in nearly 3,500 brands of sunscreen worldwide.  Read more...

 

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