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

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Boscia Restorative Day Moisture Cream, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Boscia Restorative Day Moisture Cream, SPF 15 (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 Boscia Restorative Day Moisture Cream, SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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
STEARETH-2Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
STEARETH-21Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BARIUM SULFATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR SEED) OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OILContamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENTONITEUse restrictions
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
C12-15 ALKYL LACTATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WATER
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER
None Identified
Data: Limited
MALTOOLIGOSYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7None Identified
Data: None
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
KINGINKA EKISU
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNOLIA OBOVATA BARK EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (MALLOW) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MORUS ALBA (WHITE MULBERRY) ROOT EXTRACT
MORUS ALBA (MULBERRY) ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALANYL GLUTAMINENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
AMINOBUTYRIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL RICINOLEATEData gaps
Data: None
CARBOMERNone 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