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Australian Gold Dark Tanning Exotic Oil Spray (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Australian Gold Dark Tanning Exotic Oil Spray (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 01, 2016 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 Australian Gold Dark Tanning Exotic Oil Spray (2016 formulation) is 5.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

None

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Fair

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCEINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL

Limited

Limited

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetyl Acetate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Isopropyl Lanolate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Vegetable Oil, Melaleuca Altemifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Glyceine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, BHT, Glycerine, 1, 2 Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before using. Apply generously to all sun exposed areas of the skin. Reapply as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue if skin irritation occurs. This product does not contain sunscreen and will not protect you from sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of aging, skin cancer and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn. Avoid spraying on fabrics - could stain clothing.

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