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spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Straightveg » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:27 am

I saw a lot of spray on sunscreen out there, and wanted to give a heads-up to anyone who might not know this yet. Even when spray on sunscreen has dried, avoid open flame and other sources of ignition, it can ignite and ruin your day/burn.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Ratty » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:38 pm

Even after it dries?? The victim said it was dry. That's not the best source of info. I'm skeptical.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:55 pm

Two persons. Same sunscreen. Find out which product and avoid it.

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by BBadger » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:11 pm

A guy cooking grilling food, and another welding right afterwards? I'm wondering if something else isn't up. Like the griller spraying lighter fluid on his coals, or the welder soaking in it as opposed to having it "dry". In the latter case, 3rd degree burns? Charred skin? Maybe if she were doused in the alcohol and it was still visibly wet.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by MyDearFriend » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:13 pm

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Post by FIGJAM » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:20 pm

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Ratty » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:34 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:KEEP BURNING MAN POTENTIALLY FATAL

USE SPRAY-ON SUNSCREEN
Good one. :) :D 8) :) :D :lol: :) :D 8)
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Milayna » Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:00 pm

This actually brings up another question I've had. I noticed that lots of people had crazy colored wigs out there. Every wig of that type I've come across has a warning to keep away from heat or flame....so is there a brand/type of crazy colored wig that's not super flammable or is this just a case of "use at your own risk" ?

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Ratty » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:20 pm

They are ALL ready to melt into a glob if you get too close. You could go with an old human hair wig and dye it. At least they don't stick to you when they flame.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by theCryptofishist » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:28 pm

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Ratty » Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:18 pm

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Sail Man » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:22 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:KEEP BURNING MAN POTENTIALLY FATAL

USE SPRAY-ON SUNSCREEN

My thoughts exactly. I saw this thread title and I thought, "and the problem is?" lol

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by cyberwicklow » Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:56 am

I'd imagine any gas powered suncream spray would be flammable but I can't see any pump action creams being flammable.

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:13 am

cyberwicklow wrote:I'd imagine any gas powered suncream spray would be flammable but I can't see any pump action creams being flammable.

The products originally involved in those cases shouldn't be available anymore but that's not to say others wont have the same effect & maybe even non-spray skin products could do this. When in doubt read the label I guess. Fortunately most fire dancers perform at night and are less likely to have just applied sunscreen.

Personally I suspect that the people that did get burned probably applied way too much & were near a flame source shortly after applying it. I used SPS 100+ spray and didn't even tan (or burst in to flames). YMMV.

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by GreyCoyote » Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:36 am

FlyingMonkey wrote: I used SPS 100+ spray and didn't even tan (or burst in to flames). YMMV.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:38 pm

Because I didn't burn, or because I didn't Burn? :D

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by trilobyte » Thu Feb 27, 2014 6:53 pm

So is hair spray, some kinds of makeup, and lots of the material used in playawear.

If you're concerned about something being flammable, look at the label before you buy.

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:07 pm

GreyCoyote wrote:
FlyingMonkey wrote: I used SPS 100+ spray and didn't even tan (or burst in to flames). YMMV.
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by Patsh » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:21 pm

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:25 pm

Patsh wrote:
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Well, "they" did say not too. who's sorry now :mrgreen:
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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by FIGJAM » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:03 pm

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Re: spray on sunscreen is flamable

Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:14 pm

trilobyte wrote:So is hair spray, some kinds of makeup, and lots of the material used in playawear.

If you're concerned about something being flammable, look at the label before you buy.
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