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Data last updated:
March 2013

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Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Face, SPF 30+ (2013 formulation) (2013 Formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Face, 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 Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Face, SPF 30+ (2013 formulation) (2013 Formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OCTINOXATE
OXTINOXATE
(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: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
POLYACRYLAMIDEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINESIS LEAF (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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