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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2009

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Swissclinical Self-Tanner (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Swissclinical Self-Tanner (2009 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 Swissclinical Self-Tanner (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
DIHYDROXYACETONEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
P-ANISIC ACIDMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM (SEA FENNEL) EXTRACT
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL ETHERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHYTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
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