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Priori Daily Defense Advanced AHA Cosmeceuticals, SPF 30
Priori by U.S. CosmeceuTechs, LLC
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION POOR
UVA/UVB BALANCE POOR
SUNSCREEN STABILITY GOOD
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
OCTINOXATE

7.5%

OCTISALATE

5%

OXYBENZONE

5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply daily and generously prior to sun exposure. Re-apply as needed or after swimming, Towel drying prespiring heavily or washing.Store at room temperature.
Label warnings: WarningsDiscontinue use if skin irritation develops or increases. If irritation persists, consult a health care practitioner. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use on children less than 6 months old.Sun Alert: The sun may cause sunburn, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer. Avoid the sun, wearing protective clothing and regular use of sunscreens over the years may reduce the chance of these harmful effects.
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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 7.5%
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
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 5%
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
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
STEARETH-2
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CETEARYL OLIVATE
Data: None
n/a
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Data: None
n/a
PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATE
Data: None
n/a
BIS-HYDROXYETHOXYPROPYL DIMETHICONE
Data: None
n/a
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
PEG-100 STEARATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LACTIC ACID
Data: Fair
Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
SODIUM LACTATE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Use restrictions
PHOSPHOLIPIDS
Data: Fair
n/a
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
BETA CAROTENE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE
Data: Fair
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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