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Data last updated:
November 2014

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Physicians Formula Organic Wear Moisturizer, Light to Natural

EWG scientists reviewed Physicians Formula Organic Wear Moisturizer, Light to Natural 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 Physicians Formula Organic Wear Moisturizer, Light to Natural is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ALCOHOL DENATURED
ALCOHOL SD (DENATURED WITH CERTIFIED LAVENDER OIL)*
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Cancer
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OILUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATERNone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL WHEAT BRAN GLUCOSIDESNone Identified
Data: None
GARCINIA INDICA SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALGINIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL *
None Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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