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

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Lab Series Skincare for Men Treat, Daily Moisture Defense Lotion, SPF 15 (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Lab Series Skincare for Men Treat, Daily Moisture Defense Lotion, SPF 15 (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 Lab Series Skincare for Men Treat, Daily Moisture Defense Lotion, SPF 15 (2009 formulation) is 4.
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, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) BARK EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
TEA CARBOMERUse restrictions
Data: None
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLAMIDE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMEROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), 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
Data: Limited
EUK-134
ETHYLBISIMINOMETHYLGUAIACOL MANGANESE CHLORIDE
Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLODEXTRINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
LINOLEIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LINOLENIC ACIDEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL STEARATEData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
ACETYL CARNITINE HCLUse restrictions
Data: None
OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATEUse restrictions
Data: None
ISOHEXADECANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACIDMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL MALEATENone Identified
Data: None
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU (PALM) BUTTER
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU BUTTER
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA)None Identified
Data: Limited
COFFEA ROBUSTA (CONGO COFFEETREE) SEED EXTRACT
COFFEA ROBUSTA SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANSNone Identified
Data: Fair
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHLYHEXANOATE
None Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
PHYTOSPHINGOSINENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYPHOSPHORYLCHOLINE GLYCOL ACRYLATENone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM DNANone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENENone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACETYL GLUCOSAMINENone Identified
Data: Fair
CREATINENone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ LYSATE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps
Data: None
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