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dermalogica Sheer Tint Moisturizer, Light, SPF 20
Dermalogica by International Dermal Institute, Inc., The
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 20
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
OCTINOXATE

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ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

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Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally 30 minutes before sun exposure.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only, not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs flush thoroughly with water. If irritation develops, discontinue use. Do not use on infants under 6 months old.
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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
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTINOXATE
active ingredient
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
METHYL GLUCETH-20
Data: None
n/a
LACTAMIDE MEA
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SORBITAN STEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
SORBITOL LAURATE
Data: None
n/a
HYDROLYZED PEARL
Data: None
n/a
SILANETRIOL
Data: Limited
n/a
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data: Limited
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
Data: Limited
n/a
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
ALLANTOIN
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM HYALURONATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM LACTATE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Use restrictions
LACTIC ACID
Data: Fair
Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
SERINE
Data: Fair
n/a
UREA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions
SORBITOL
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a
POLYSORBATE-60
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data: Fair
Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
CITRIC ACID
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Data: Limited
n/a
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
METHYLPROPANEDIOL
Data: Limited
n/a
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
LIMONENE
Data: Fair
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
LINALOOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
CI 77491
Data: Fair
Persistence and bioaccumulation
CI 77492
Data: Limited
n/a
CI 77499
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation

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