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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

MyChelle Dermaceuticals Sun Shield, Coconut, SPF 28
MyChelle by MyChelle Dermaceuticals
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 28
UVA PROTECTION GOOD
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)

0.6%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

11.6%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: For daily use, allow product to absorb completely before applying make-up. Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. Reapply at least every 2 hours. Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: Limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor.
Label warnings: For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash and irritation develops and lasts. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Where to purchase
Company Websitehttp://www.mychelle.com

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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 11.6%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 0.7%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ETHANOL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
ALLANTOIN
Data: Fair
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
ALUMINA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: Limited
n/a
CITRIC ACID
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Data: None
n/a
DICAPRYLYL ETHER
Data: Limited
n/a
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
D-BETA-FRUCTAN
Data: None
n/a
GLUCONOLACTONE
Data: Limited
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Data: Limited
n/a
ISONONYL ISONONANOATE
Data: Limited
n/a
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-6 POLYRICINOLEATE
Data: None
n/a
POLYSORBATE-60
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data: Fair
Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
SQUALANE
Data: Limited
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Data: Fair
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a

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