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St. Tropez Wash Off Instant Glow Body Lotion, Dark (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the St. Tropez Wash Off Instant Glow Body Lotion, Dark (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 St. Tropez Wash Off Instant Glow Body Lotion, Dark (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Limited

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

None

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Caramel, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycereth 26, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycerin, Parfum, Mica, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Sodium Hydroxide, Opuntia Streptacantha Stem Extract, Coumarin, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Red 40 (CI 16035), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090)

Directions from packaging:

Golden rules: Exfoliate first using St. Tropez Body Polish to leave skin feeling smooth and silky. Using Latex Gloves, apply Wash Off Dark Instant Glow Body liberally to the entire body using sweeping strokes. Remove the gloves and apply a little lotion to the backs of the hands and down the fingers using one finger. Remove excess lotion with Wipe Away Cleansing wipes immediately. Apply Wash Off Instant Glow Shimmer Stick to the fronts of the legs, shoulders and d�colletage to enhance the tan and give a subtle shimmer sheen. To remove the tan, simply wash off with soap and water.

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