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

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Murad APS Oil-Free Sunblock Sheer Tint, SPF 15 (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Murad APS Oil-Free Sunblock Sheer Tint, SPF 15 (old 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 Murad APS Oil-Free Sunblock Sheer Tint, SPF 15 (old formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LECITHINMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT PEEL OIL (GRAPEFRUIT)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
ZINC ASPARTATEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-10 PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL (ORANGE)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHITOSAN ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: Limited
LYSINE LAUROYL METHIONATENone Identified
Data: None
RICE AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM AMYLOPECTIN/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
THYME (THYMUS VULGARIS) OIL (THYME)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEELUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATEUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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