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'Reef Safe' sunscreens---NOT

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Tom Krall
(@coralbayj-1)
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Two years after the Virgin Islands passed very strong legislation making it illegal to posses or sell sunscreen with the coral poisons, tourists bring Lots of these banned killers. Popular sunscreens are deceptively labeled 'REEF SAFE' by manufacturers. These sunscreens have correctly eliminated the worst poison, oxybenzone, but most still contain the banned coral killers oxtinoxate or, more commonly "Octocrylene'. CHECK YOUR INGREDIENTS. Please do not bring coral poison.

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Topic starter Posted : June 28, 2021 7:55 am