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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Miracle Skin Transformer, Light, SPF 20 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Miracle Skin Transformer, Light, SPF 20 (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 Miracle Skin Transformer, Light, SPF 20 (2012 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A) (VITAMIN A)
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
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
OCTYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
(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
CHOLECALCIFEROL
VITAMIN D3
Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
OCTYL SALICYLATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20
POLYOXYETHYLENE 20 SORBITANMONOOLEATE (E 432)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-80
POLYOXYETHYLENE 20 SORBITANMONOOLEATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
PHYSALIS ANGULATA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT)
PASSIFLORA EDULIS FRUIT (PASSION)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SERENOA REPENS (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT
SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT (SAW PALMETTO)
None Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
FATTY ACID ESTERSNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
VITAMIN K1None Identified
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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