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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
June 2010

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Avon liiv botanicals Vital Day Cream with SPF 20 (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avon liiv botanicals Vital Day Cream with SPF 20 (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 Avon liiv botanicals Vital Day Cream with SPF 20 (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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
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
PEG-8 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRISILOXANEEcotoxicology, 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
TROMETHAMINEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), 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
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LEMON EKISU
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAGERSTROEMIA INDICA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
ROSE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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