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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Boscia Oil-free Daily Hydration, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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
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)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
BISHYDROXYETHYL BISCETYL MALONAMIDEUse restrictions
Data: None
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-10 STEARATENone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT (WILLOWHERB (SOURCE: PLANT))
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY (SOURCE: PLANT))
None Identified
Data: Limited
YEAST EXTRACT
YEAST (FAEX) EXTRACT (SOURCE: BIOFERMENTATION)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ARCTIUM MINUS (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT (BURDOCK(SOURCE: ORGANICALLY GROWN PLANT))
None Identified
Data: Limited
PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE (AMUR CORK TREE) BARK EXTRACT
PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT (SOURCE: PLANT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDERBERRY) FLOWER EXTRACT (EILDER (SOURCE: PLANT))
None Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED RAPESEED OIL
HYDROGENATED RAPESEED ALCOHOL (SOURCE: PLANT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALGAE EXTRACT
ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT (SOURCE: PLANT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
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