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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Proshield Plus Skin Protectant

EWG scientists reviewed Proshield Plus Skin Protectant 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 Proshield Plus Skin Protectant is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Contamination concerns; Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PEG-3350
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350NF
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-400
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400NF
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CALCIUM/ SODIUM PVM/ MA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
PVP
POVIDONE USP
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair


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