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

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Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Powerful Sun Protection Cream, SPF 45 (2012 formulation)

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
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) (BLUEBERRY FRUIT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) (TOMATO FRUIT EXTRACT-LYCOPENES)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair


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