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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

eau thermale Avene Tinted Compact, Sable/Beige, SPF 50
eau thermale Avene by Pierre Fabre Group
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION EXCELLENT
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN MODERATE
OTHER CONCERNS-

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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

18%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

4.9%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply generously and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure and as needed. Children under 6 months of age: ask a health professional. Reapply as needed or after swimming, perspiring heavily and washing.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only. Keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove if contact with eyes occurs. Stop use and ask a doctor if: rash or irritation develops. If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 18%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 4.9%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE
Data: Limited
n/a
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE
Data: None
Ecotoxicology
SQUALANE
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYETHYLENE
Data: None
Data gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
TALC
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ETHYLHEXYL HYDROXYSTEARATE
Data: None
n/a
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYGLYCERYL-3 OLEATE
Data: None
n/a
DIISOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
n/a
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
TOCOPHERYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
TRIBEHENIN
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
IRON OXIDES
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
CI 77492
Data: Limited
n/a
CI 77499
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
ULTRAMARINES
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources

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