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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Azur Advanced Pro-Cellular Sunscreen, Face and Body, SPF 30 (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Azur Advanced Pro-Cellular Sunscreen, Face and Body, SPF 30 (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 Azur Advanced Pro-Cellular Sunscreen, Face and Body, SPF 30 (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 6.3%
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
ZINC OXIDE 3.2%
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
TRETAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)
None Identified
Data: None
CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) EXTRACT
TANGERINE ESSENCE
None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLIVATENone Identified
Data: None
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM(II), SULFATE, HEPTAHYDRATE
MAGNESIUM SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE
None Identified
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZINATE
Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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