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Aubrey Organics Defense Moisturizer, SPF 15
Aubrey Organics by Aubrey Organics, Inc.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 15
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN LOW
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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

8%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposureuse a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweatingReapply at least every 2 hoursSun 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 am - 2 pmWear long-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglassesChildren under 6 months: Ask a doctor
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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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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 8%
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
SD ALCOHOL 1
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
Data: Limited
n/a
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
DICAPRYLYL CAPRYLATE
Data: None
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
n/a
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
POLYAMIDE-8
Data: None
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Data: None
n/a
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (KELP) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
ROSE HIPS SEED OIL
Data: None
n/a
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
SILYBUM MARIANUM SEED OIL
Data: None
n/a
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data: Limited
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
TANACETUM ANNUUM (BLUE TANSY) OIL
Data: None
n/a
BLUE GREEN ALGAE
Data: Robust
n/a

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