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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2017

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Avon Sun Sport Refresh Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50

EWG scientists reviewed Avon Sun Sport Refresh Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50 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 Avon Sun Sport Refresh Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50 is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
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: Good
PEG-8 LAURATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 40BEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
HOMOSALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
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
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TRISILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
TROMETHAMINEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
POLYESTER-7None Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYESTERNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYL UREANone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
MENTHYL PCANone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
KAEMPFERIA GALANGA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
BORON NITRIDEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
DILAURYL THIODIPROPIONATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ORYZANOLEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHYTOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOHEXADECANEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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