Tropical Seas, Inc.

Ormond Beach,  FL 
United States
http://www.reefsafesuncare.com
  • Booth: 2166

Mote Marine proves Reef Safe formulas non-toxic to coral.

https://www.tropicalseas.com/pages/real-science-oxybenzone-killing-corals-debunked-as-junk-science

REEF SAFE SUNCARE by Tropical Seas

The following is a link to the Mote Marine Tropical laboratory report on our Reef Safe by Tropical Seas formulas, both containing oxybenzone and oxybenzone free.https://www.tropicalseas.com/pages/real-science As you will see in the report there was less than 0.05% change in coral health over a 20 day period , double dosing at 29.84X Expected Environmental Conditions (EEC)

.https://www.tropicalseas.com/pages/real-science-oxybenzone-killing-corals-debunked-as-junk-science It is my opinion, Downs had a non-realistic entry into the ocean environment of oxybenzone, and he further tested oxybenzone at 100% strength , not in a properly formulated sunscreen. Sunscreen entry into the ocean is caused from sunscreens leaching off the skin of sun bathers, swimmers, snorkelers & divers.The addition of DMSO to seawater was, per our test enough to kill coral larvae without any addition of oxybenzone required as it raised the sewater temperature from 68°F to 111.2°F and pH to 12.4 Corals thrive 73-84°F , pH around 8.2.