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자외선 차단제 금지 나라 Sunscreen Bans, countries

 

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The ingredients in question are known as oxybenzone and octinoxate.

These 2 chemicals are found in many popular sunscreens.

 

# Sunscreen Bans, these countries

 

* Hawaii,

Hawaii was the first state to ban sunscreens containing the harmful ingredients, oxybenzone and octinoxate. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2021.

 

* Key West, [U.S. island city, is part of the Florida]

Key West, the home to the largest coral reef in the continental United States, voted to ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, 2 ingredients believed to be harmful to coral reefs. This ban will go into effect on January 1, 2021.

 

* Palau, [western Pacific Ocean]

The western Pacific nation of Palau was the first country to place a ban on certain chemicals found in sunscreens. The ban, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, targets 10 chemicals deemed to be harmful to coral reefs.

 

* Mexico

Some parts of Mexico ban non-biodegradable sunscreens. In Xel-Ha, a popular tourist area in Rivera Maya, you can swap out your sunscreen for a reef safe variety and get yours back when you leave. Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park in Cozumel and Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park in Los Cabos also ban any non-biodegradable sunscreen.

 

* Bonaire [Dutch island in the Caribbean Sea]

Bonaire is a mecca for scuba divers so it’s no surprise that this small island has voted to ban harmful sunscreens. Beginning January 1, 2020 you’ll need to use sunscreen without oxybenzone or octinoxate if you want to get in the water in Bonaire.

 

* Aruba [Islands in the Southern Caribbean Sea] [Island and a constituent country of the Netherlands]

Starting in July of 2020 all sunscreens containing oxybenzone (as well as all single-use plastics) will be illegal on the island of Aruba.

 

* U.S. Virgin Island, [group of Caribbean islands and islets-아이렅, 아주 작은 섬들]

Lawmakers voted unanimously to ban the sale, distribution, and import of sunscreens containing oxybenzone or octinoxate. This law went into effect in March 2020.