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Olay Age Defying Protective Renewal Lotion, SPF 15
Olay by Procter & Gamble
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 15
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
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
OCTINOXATE

6%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

3%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally on face and neck as often as necessary each day to help protect from harmful UV rays while keeping skin soft and smooth. Children under six months of age: consult a doctor.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only. Not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with the eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear. If irritation or rash persists, consult a doctor. Keep out of reach of children.
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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 6%
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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 3%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
ISOHEXADECANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLYACRYLAMIDE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
LAURETH-7
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
PEG/PPG-20/20 DIMETHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
STEARETH-21
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
SUCROSE POLYCOTTONSEEDATE
Data: None
n/a
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
n/a
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Data: Fair
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
STEARETH-2
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE
Data: None
Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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