Sunscreen Ingredient: Aminobenzoic Acid

  • Other names: PABA
  • Blocks UVA: No
  • Blocks UVB: Yes
  • Photo-stable:

 

Interactions with Other ingredients:

Safety Concerns:

Strong potential for skin allergies. No longer used in sunscreens. Banned in Europe.

Cosdna Rating: 0 for comedogenesis, 0 for irritation

Beautypedia RatingPoor

EWG Rating: 6

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