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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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Aquaphor Lip Repair & Protect, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) (2013 Formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Aquaphor Lip Repair & Protect, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) (2013 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 Aquaphor Lip Repair & Protect, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) (2013 Formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
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
BHTAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM
(Active Ingredient)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
C18-38 ALKYL HYDROXYSTEAROYL STEARATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILData gaps
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM STEARATEData gaps
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
C20-40 ALKYL STEARATEUse restrictions
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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