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EWG 2014 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Aveeno Active Naturals Natural Protection Lotion Sunscreen, SPF 50
Aveeno by Johnson & Johnson
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

6%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

3%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
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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
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 6%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 3%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CETYL DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
PEG-8
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
BEESWAX
Data: Limited
n/a
DIMETHYLIMIDAZOLIDINONE RICE STARCH
Data: None
n/a
POLYAMIDE-5
Data: Limited
n/a
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
PEG-100 STEARATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data: Fair
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
TRISILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Data: None
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
n/a
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
CITRIC ACID
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
BISABOLOL
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE
Data: None
n/a
PPG-15 STEARYL ETHER BENZOATE
Data: None
n/a
CHLORPHENESIN
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
SQUALANE
Data: Limited
n/a
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Use restrictions
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
SODIUM CITRATE
Data: Fair
n/a
HYDROXYPHENYL PROPAMIDOBENZOIC ACID
Data: None
n/a
POLYSORBATE-60
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a

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