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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
May 2010

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CVS Daily Moisture Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 28 (2011 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed CVS Daily Moisture Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 28 (2011 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 CVS Daily Moisture Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 28 (2011 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PEG-8 LAURATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DISODIUM ETHLENE DICOCAMIDE PEG 15 DISULFATE
DISODIUM ETHYLENE DICOCAMIDE PEG-15 DISULFATE
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, 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
MANGANESE GLUCONATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/BEHENETH-25 METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
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
NYLON-66Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
SOLANUM LYCOCARPUM (FRUIT FOR WOLVES)
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT (LYCOPENE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT WATERNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SILANEDIOL SALICYLATENone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASPARTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHYL ISOSORBIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
ISONONYL ISONONANOATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PPG-12/ SMDI COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone 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