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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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dermalogica Pure Light, SPF 30 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed dermalogica Pure Light, SPF 30 (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 dermalogica Pure Light, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
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
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMERContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ZINC GLUCONATE
ZINC GLYCONATE
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER-3None Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYSILYLETHYL POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL HEXYL DIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
OLIGOPEPTIDE-34None Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
LACTOBACILLUS/CUCURBITA PEOP (PUMPKIN) FRUIT FERMENT FILTRATE
LACTOBACILLUS/PUMPKIN FRUIT FERMENT FILTRATE
None Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL TETRAISOPALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM DNANone Identified
Data: Limited
BENZYL PCANone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENENone Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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