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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2013

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Zia Natural Ultimate Age-Defying Solar Care, Face, SPF 30 (2013 formulation) (2013 Formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Zia Natural Ultimate Age-Defying Solar Care, 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 Zia Natural Ultimate Age-Defying Solar Care, Face, 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
BENZOPHENONE-3
(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, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE
OCTYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
(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
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
OCTYL SALICYLATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT
Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse 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
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None
C12-15 ALCOHOL BENZOATENone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
ACRYLATE/ C10-C30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
ANACYCLUS PYRETHRUM ROOT EXTRACT
ANACYLUS PYRETHRUM ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
MYROXYLON PEREIRAE (PERU BALSAM) OIL
MYROXYLON PEREIRAE (BALSAM PERU) ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE/ GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
BENZOIN GUM
STYRAN BENZOIN (BENZOIN) ESSENTIAL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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