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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Vichy Laboratoires LiftActiv Retinol HA Daily Sunscreen, SPF 18
Vichy by L'Oréal
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 18
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
AVOBENZONE

3%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

7%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply evenly before sun exposure and as needed. Children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor. Use on face, neck, decolletage and hands daily morning, alone or under make-up. Smooth on gently until thoroughly absorbed.
Label warnings: WarningsFor external use only.When using this productkeep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove.Stop use and ask a doctor ifrash or irritation develops and lastsKeep 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
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 7%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLY C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE
Data: None
n/a
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDES
Data: None
n/a
SUCROSE STEARATE
Data: Limited
n/a
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE
Data: Fair
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
HYALURONIC ACID
Data: Fair
n/a
RETINAL
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
ADENOSINE
Data: Fair
n/a
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES
Data: None
n/a
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
ACRYLATES/ AMINOACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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