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Avalon Organics Lavender Luminosity Moisture Plus Lotion, SPF 15
Avalon Organics by Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 15
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
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)

2%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

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 liberally after cleansing and toning and 15 minutes before sun exposure.
Label warnings: WarningsFor 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 skin rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center tight away. 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 value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: Limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses.
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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 2%
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 7.5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE
Data: None
n/a
CETEARYL OLIVATE
Data: None
n/a
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Data: None
n/a
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data: Limited
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
KOU-CHA EKISU
Data: None
n/a
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
SACCHAROMYCES/XYLINUM BLACK TEA FERMENT
Data: None
n/a
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Data: Fair
n/a
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
ETHANOL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data: Fair
Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
CITRAL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
COUMARIN
Data: Fair
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
GERANIOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
LIMONENE
Data: Fair
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
LINALOOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions

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