Sunscreen must be:

1) safe for the age of a particular child

2) in the original container

3) within the expiration date noted on the product

4) properly labeled and with the child’s full name.

Aerosols, as well as, combined sunscreen and insect repellents are prohibited.
Sunscreens with chemicals like Oxybenzone are not recommended.

Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide are preferred chemical agents for sunscreen products.

Sunscreen/sunblock must provide a broad spectrum coverage (UVB and UVA protection) with an SPF of 15 or greater.

Prior to use at school, sunscreen should be applied to the child at least once at home to test for any allergic reaction.

A Prescriber/Parent Authorization Form signed by the parent/guardian must be completed prior to using sunscreen. This authorization form must be updated annually.

References: info/sun-safety.htm