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Vichy Capital Soleil Lightweight Foaming Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50
Vichy by L'Oréal
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 50
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
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

10.7%

OCTISALATE

3.2%

OCTOCRYLENE

6%

OXYBENZONE

3.8%

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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 10.7%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 3.2%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 6%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 3.9%
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
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
ISOBUTANE
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
PEG-12 DIMETHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
FRAGRANCE
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATE
Data: None
n/a
HDI/ TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
PEG-8 LAURATE
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
P-ANISIC ACID
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Persistence and bioaccumulation
XANTHAN GUM
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Data: Fair
n/a
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) SEED EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a

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