Consumer Reports: Target Has Sunscreen; Some Bad for You Though
In a change from previous years, the new report warns that ingredients contained in many of the sunscreens have been associated with adverse health effects in animals. Seven of the 22 sunscreens tested by the magazine contain retinyl palmitate, an antioxidant that animal studies have linked to an increased risk of skin cancers. The ingredient also readily converts to retinoids, which are found in some acne medications and which studies have linked with the risk of birth defects.
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