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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
December 2008

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Alba Botanica SUN: Golden Tan Sunless Tanning Lotion/Bronzage Doré Lotion De Bronzage Sans Soleil (2008 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Alba Botanica SUN: Golden Tan Sunless Tanning Lotion/Bronzage Doré Lotion De Bronzage Sans Soleil (2008 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Alba Botanica SUN: Golden Tan Sunless Tanning Lotion/Bronzage Doré Lotion De Bronzage Sans Soleil (2008 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
PARFUM
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIHYDROXYACETONEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-20Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
CETEARYL ALCHOL
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) LEAF EXTRACT
ECHINACEA PURPUREA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ERYTHRULOSENone Identified
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. 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. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer