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AminoGenesis Derma Scyne Wrinkle Arrest, SPF 18
AminoGenesis by AminoGenesis
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 18
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY MODERATE
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone,
contains vitamin A

This product is found in the following categories

Sunscreen UV Absorbance
Absorbance is the capacity of the sunscreen to absorb UV radiation before it reaches your skin.
Sunscreen Ingredients
AVOBENZONE

2%

OCTINOXATE

7%

OXYBENZONE

2%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally to freshly cleansed and dry face and neck areas in the morning.
Label warnings: WarningsNot to be swallowed. For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. If irritation occurs discontinue use. For children under 1 year consult physician. If accidental ingestion occurs seek immediate professional help or contact a Poison Control Center. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children.
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About the ratings

EWG provides information on sunscreen products from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate both efficacy and the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other sunscreens. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any.
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Ingredient Hazard Score Concerns
OCTINOXATE
active ingredient 7%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
CHOLECALCIFEROL
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
LYSINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Data: Fair
n/a
HISTIDINE HCL
Data: Limited
n/a
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
Data: Fair
n/a
ASPARTIC ACID
Data: Fair
n/a
THREONINE
Data: Fair
n/a
SERINE
Data: Fair
n/a
GLUTAMINE
Data: Fair
n/a
PROLINE
Data: Fair
n/a
GLYCINE
Data: Fair
n/a
ALANINE
Data: Fair
n/a
VALINE
Data: Fair
n/a
METHIONINE
Data: Fair
n/a
ISOLEUCINE
Data: Fair
n/a
LEUCINE
Data: Fair
n/a
TYROSINE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PHENYLALANINE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ACETYL TYROSINE
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM PCA
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
POLYSORBATE-60
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE
Data: Limited
n/a
CARBOMER
Data: Fair
n/a
TRIETHANOLAMINE
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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