Zinc Oxide

INCI Name
Zinc Oxide
Ingredient origins
Zincite
Role
Anti-Microbial Agent, Pigment
Common name
Zinc White
EWG score
What is EWG score?
The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Used with Care
We use this ingredient in moderation to ensure it meets our standards of care for your health.
Ingredient details
Zinc Oxide is a white powder that occurs naturally in the mineral Zincite or is produced synthetically. It is used as an additive in a wide range of products from food to pigments to first aid. The zinc oxide we use in our baby nappy balm acts as an antimicrobial agent, and is not a nanoparticle.