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Neutrogena Deep Moisture Day Cream, SPF 20
Neutrogena by Johnson & Johnson
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 20
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

2%

HOMOSALATE

4%

OCTISALATE

4%

OCTOCRYLENE

2%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply evenly over face and neck every morning after cleansing.Apply generously 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: After 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Immediately after towel drying. At least every 2 hours.
Label warnings: WarningsSun 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.; wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses. Children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor.
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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
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE
Data: None
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
BHT
Data: Fair
Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PETROLATUM
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
CHOLECALCIFEROL
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
CALCIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Fair
n/a
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE
Data: Fair
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 4%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 4%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 2%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions

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