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Origins Smarty Plants CC Skin Complexion Corrector, SPF 20 (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Origins Smarty Plants CC Skin Complexion Corrector, SPF 20 (old formulation) product label collected on July 16, 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 Origins Smarty Plants CC Skin Complexion Corrector, SPF 20 (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• 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)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

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

Robust

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) BARK OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

None

None
IRIS PALLIDA (DALMATION IRIS) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS PALLIDA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (SUGAR KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Robust

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFORLIA SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 4%, Oxybenzone 3.5%, Inactive Ingredients: water, trioctyldodecyl citrate, silica, phenyl trimethicone, butylene glycol, glyceryl stearate, behenyl alcohol, dimethicone, octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, peg-40 stearate, polyglyceryl-10 pentastearate, pentylene glycol, citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil, citrus medica limonum (lemon) peel oil, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil, cinnamomum camphora (camphor) bark oil, mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil, magnolia acuminata flower extract, iris pallida root extract, rosa damascena extract, citral, linalool, limonene, algae extract, camellia sinensis (white tea) leaf extract, sapindus mukurossi fruit extract, glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, laminaria saccharina extract thermus thermophillus ferment, triticum vulgare (wheat) germ extract, hordeum vulgare (barley) extract, castanea sativa (chestnut) seed extract, salicylic acid, cholesterol, sucrose, caffeine, arginine, macadamia terniforlia seed oil, hydrogenated polyisobutene, hydrogenated lecithin, tocopheryl acetate, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerin, caesalpinia spinosa gum, isopropyl myristate, lecithin, polyquaternium-51, sodium stearoyl lactylate, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/vp copolymer, squalane, sodium pca, urea, glycyrrhetinic acid, polymethyl methacrylate, sodium hyaluronate, galactoarabinan, sodium dehydroacetate, citric acid, phospholipids, trehalose, xanthan gum, ascorbyl tocopheryl maleate, disodium edta, bht, phenoxyethanol, May contain: titanium dioxide, iron oxides, mica

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