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Sci Tech    H4'ed 3/28/19

New study links chemical sunscreens to birth defects

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Oxybenzone may be effective at filtering UV light, but it comes at a dangerously high cost to human health.

Chemical sunscreens have received a lot of press in recent months, with HawaiiPalau, Aruba, Bonaire, and now Key West all banning their sale and use. There is growing concern over the toxicity of chemicals used in the formulas, primarily oxybenzone and octinoxate, and the harm they cause both to human and marine health.

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