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Boots Botanics Triple Action Day Moisture Cream, SPF 15
Boots by Boots Healthcare USA
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 15
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY MODERATE
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%

OCTINOXATE

4.5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Massage onto face and neck with gentle upward strokes. Apply evenly at least 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply as required.
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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
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE
Data: Limited
n/a
C18-36 ACID GLYCOL ESTER
Data: None
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Data: Limited
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
VP/HEXADECENE ACRYLATES/VINYL ISODECANOATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
BUTYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
ETHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
Data: Fair
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
MALTODEXTRIN
Data: Fair
n/a
PROPYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
ISOBUTYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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)
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
OCTINOXATE
active ingredient 4.5%
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

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