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L'Oreal Paris Ideal Moisture Day Lotion, Tinted, SPF 25
L'Oréal by L'Oréal
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 25
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
AVOBENZONE

3%

HOMOSALATE

5%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: After cleansing with Ideal Clean Gel Cleanser or Makeup Removing Towelettes, smooth gently onto face and neck until thoroughly absorbed.For sunscreen use:Apply generously 15 minutes before sun exposureReapply at least every 2 hoursUse a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating
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 rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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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
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
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE
Data: Limited
n/a
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
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)
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
PALMITIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE
Data: None
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
FD&C RED 4
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
D&C YELLOW 10
Data: Limited
n/a
IRON OXIDES
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
LINALOOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
GERANIOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
EUGENOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
LIMONENE
Data: Fair
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
CITRONELLOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
BENZYL SALICYLATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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