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

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Fruit of the Earth Block Up! Sunscreen Lotion with Aloe Vera, SPF 45 (2009 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
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
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
OCTYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
HOMOSALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
OCTYL SALICYLATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SALICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GELData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW)None Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS (EYEBRIGHT)None Identified
Data: Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL)None Identified
Data: Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER
LINDEN FLOWERS
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARNICA MONTANA POWDERNone Identified
Data: None
YUCCA BREVIFOLIA POWDERNone Identified
Data: Limited
ADIPIC ACID/ DIETHYLENE GLYCOL/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) JUICENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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