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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture, SPF 30 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture, SPF 30 (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 Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture, SPF 30 (2012 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
EUGENOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LIMONENEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 33
RED 33 (CI 17200)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 6
YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ENSULIZOLE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM MYRISTOYL SARCOSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
PELVETIA CANALICULATA (CHANNELLED WRACK) EXTRACT
PELVETIA CANALICULATA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ECTOINNone Identified
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBANone Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) EXTRACT
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
TRIPLEUROSPERMUM MARITIMA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHITOSAN ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOGLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
THREONINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
LYSINENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ETHYL LINOLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIISOPROPYL SEBACATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATEUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
LAURYL LACTATECancer, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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