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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 11:33 am 

Joined: Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:40 pm
Posts: 2034
Location: ottawa
I was wondering if anyone has had an allergic reaction to other people smeared in lotions/sunscreens which contain nut oils??? Almost every child sent to school right now is lathered in sunscreen as well as pretty much anyone else you encounter right now. Our school is nut/peanut free but I'm not sure if it has ever occured to them to request people read ingredients for sunscreens. With other lotions etc. containing nut oils I am concerned about the greasy trace left behind.

DD 12 yrs -no allergies
4 yr old DS - asthma/eczema Anaphylactic to Peanuts, all tree nuts, sesame , all pea/lentil legumes, gelatin.
Allergic to trees, grass,ragweed, feathers, dander, mold and dust.
Outgrew eggs, fish, shellfish

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 3:09 pm 

Joined: Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:57 pm
Posts: 20
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
I haven't come across any children's sunblock that contains peanut/tree nut products. However, some lip balms (with and without sunscreen) do contain peanut oil :dungetit - thanks very much to a subscriber here - it's listed beginning with arachid-.

Sorry I couldn't be of any help! :cry:


Allergic to peanuts, peas, cats, dust, ragweed, trees & grass (pollen season)
Toxic reaction to crustaceans.

PostPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:25 pm 

Joined: Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:12 pm
Posts: 51
Location: Ottawa
I have heard that Aveeno sunscreen has sesame oil in it but have never checked it out.

On an aside note, I hate sunscreen. I have bought at least 5 different brands this summer alone looking for one that doesn't give my daughter a rash and the only one I have found costs $21 for a very small tube. Boo! :cry:

Mother of a fantastic little girl with peanut allergy, cat & dust sensitivities

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