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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2017

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Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Lotion Sunscreen, SPF 50

EWG scientists reviewed Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Lotion Sunscreen, 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 Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Lotion Sunscreen, SPF 50 is 5.
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
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
HOMOSALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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
CETETH-10 PHOSPHATEUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
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
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANENone Identified
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DICETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
POTASSIUM JOJOBATE
None Identified
Data: None
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM (COCOYAM) ROOT EXTRACT
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
PASSIFLORA INCARNATE FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA (PAGODATREE) FLOWER EXTRACT
PLUMERIA ACUTIFOLIA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA (GUAVA) FRUIT EXTRACT
PSIDIUM GUAJAVA FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTERNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATENone Identified
Data: Limited
PARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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