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Ambi Even & Clear Daily Moisturizer, SPF 30
Ambi by Ambi Products
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN HIGH
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone

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

12%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

1.7%

OXYBENZONE

3%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: After cleansing, smooth over face and neck daily.
Label warnings: For external use only. When using this product keep out of eyes. If contact occurs, rinse with water to remove. Stop use or ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts. 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 12%
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 1.7%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
n/a
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: Limited
n/a
DIETHYLHEXYL 2,6-NAPHTHALATE
Data: None
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
ETHYLENE/ ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ETHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Data: Fair
n/a
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
MICA
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
PEG-16 SOY STEROL
Data: None
Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
POLYACRYLATE-13
Data: None
Use restrictions
POLYISOBUTENE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE
Data: Fair
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
POLYSORBATE-20
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) MILK POWDER
Data: Limited
n/a
STEARETH-2
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
STEARETH-21
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), 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
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a

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