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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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AHAVA Mineral Suncare Sun Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed AHAVA Mineral Suncare Sun Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer, SPF 15 (2012 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 AHAVA Mineral Suncare Sun Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ENSULIZOLE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
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
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE
SODIUM STEARYL LACTYLATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIMETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM DIHYDROXYCETYL PHOSPHATE
SODIUM DIHYDROCETYL PHOSPHATE
None Identified
Data: None
TRICONTANYL PVPNone Identified
Data: None
DUNALIELLA SALINA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
DEAD SEA SALT
MARIS SAL (SEA SALT) (DEAD SEA WATER)
None Identified
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-10 PENTASTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
CAPRYL GLYCOL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone 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