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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Lancaster Sun Care Face, Ultra Soothing Tan Control Emulsion, SPF 30+, Delicate Skin (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Lancaster Sun Care Face, Ultra Soothing Tan Control Emulsion, SPF 30+, Delicate Skin (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 Lancaster Sun Care Face, Ultra Soothing Tan Control Emulsion, SPF 30+, Delicate Skin (2009 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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 (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
(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
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-4 LAURATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM METABISULFITEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM DICOCOYLETHYLENEDIAMINE PEG-15 SULFATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM SULFITEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Limited
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED LUPINE PROTEINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACETATENone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSANone Identified
Data: None
MORUS NIGRA (BLACK MULBERRY) ROOT EXTRACT
MORUS NIGRA ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAXIFRAGA SARMENTOSA (SAXIFRAGA STOLONIFERA) EXTRACT
SAXIFRAGA SARMENTOSA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE
SODIUM LAURYL LACTYLATE
None Identified
Data: None
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
PONGAMIA PINNATA SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL RICINOLEATEData gaps
Data: None
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
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