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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Cosmedicine Primary Care Multi-Tasking Moisturizer, SPF 20
Cosmedicine by Cosmedicine
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 20
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY MODERATE
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
AVOBENZONE

3%

OCTINOXATE

7.5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply daily as needed to face & throat. Use prior to sun exposure.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only. Avoid direct contact with eyes. Rinse with water if direct eye contact occurs. Do not use on broken skin. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help right away.Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops & persists.
Where to purchase
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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
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
DIMETHICONE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
POLYSILICONE-15
Data: None
Use restrictions
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
SODIUM HYALURONATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
EMU OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a
PANTHENYL ETHYL ETHER
Data: None
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
POLYSORBATE-20
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE
Data: None
n/a
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7
Data: None
n/a
SQUALANE
Data: Limited
n/a
POLYSORBATE-60
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
GLUCOSAMINE HCL
Data: Limited
n/a
CARBOMER
Data: Fair
n/a
ALLANTOIN
Data: Fair
n/a
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE
Data: Limited
Occupational hazards
SACCHAROMYCES/ LYSATE EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
ISOPROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
BUTYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions

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