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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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Ocean Potion Suncare Tanning Spray Gel, SPF 15 (2016 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Ocean Potion Suncare Tanning Spray Gel, SPF 15 (2016 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 Ocean Potion Suncare Tanning Spray Gel, SPF 15 (2016 formulation) is 10.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
ARCTIUM MAJUS (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
ARCTIUM MAJUS ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILLA RECUITITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS EXTRACT (GOLDEN SEAL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT
TILA CORDATA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
HONEY EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYISOBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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