EWG scientists reviewed MD Skincare Auto-Balancing Moisture Sunscreen, SPF 10 (2010 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 MD Skincare Auto-Balancing Moisture Sunscreen, SPF 10 (2010 formulation) is 4.
|Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions|
|Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|EMU OIL||None Identified|
|ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)||None Identified|
|SODIUM HYALURONATE||None Identified|
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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
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