-Scientists found 14,000 tons sunscreen
deposited ocean and reefs every year
(28,000,000 millions pounds annually.
-Oxybenzon and Octinoxate chemicals in
sunscreen that kill the reef
Facts: Scientists have found that an
estimated 14,000 tons of sunscreen is
deposited into our oceans and reefs every
year ! that’s 28,000,000 lbs. oxybenzone
and octinoxate are the most popular
chemicals found in non-reef safe sunscreens
and they are also the most potent killers of
our coral reefs.
Solution: Instead, read and look at the
label carefully before you buy or use
sunscreen — Make sure it says reef safe!