Sunscreen Ingredient: Trolamine Salicylate

  • Other names:
    • TEA salicylate
    • TEAS
    • Triethanolamine salicylate
  • FDA Approval: Up to 12%
  • Blocks UVA: No
  • Blocks UVB: Yes, but weak
  • Photo-stable: Unknown


Interactions with Other ingredients:

Used in water-resistant sunscreens.

Safety Concerns:

Safe to use in quantities approved by the FDA. Absorption into skin is unknown.

Cosdna Rating: 0 for comedogenesis, 0 for irritation

Beautypedia Rating: N/A

EWG Rating: 2

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