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

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Releve' Organic Skincare by Emerald Essentials Sun-Lite Sunscreen, SPF 20 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Releve' Organic Skincare by Emerald Essentials Sun-Lite Sunscreen, 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 Releve' Organic Skincare by Emerald Essentials Sun-Lite Sunscreen, SPF 20 (2012 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICEData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM
ZANTHAM GUM
None Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone 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