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Hampton Sun Shimmer Bronze (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hampton Sun Shimmer Bronze (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 Hampton Sun Shimmer Bronze (old formulation) is 10.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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)
  • 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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D3)

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE 4

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

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

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEMON (CITRUS MEDICA LIMONIUM) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS GEL

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMBER EXTRACT

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPESEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PEACH EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE)
Appeared as: GINGKO BILOBA

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: GINGER

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair
PYRIDOXINE HCL
Appeared as: PYRIDOXINE HCI (VITAMIN B6)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, PEG-16 Macadamia Glycerides, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance, Polysorbate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Aloe Barbadensis Gel, Simethicone, Cucumber Extract, Grapeseed Extract, Peach Extract, Seaweed Extract, Lemon (Citrus Medica Limonium) Extract, Calendula Extract, Gingko Biloba, Ginger, Chamomile Extract, Benzophenone 4, Disodium EDTA, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Octyldodecanol, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Pyridoxine HCI (Vitamin B6), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Silica, Sodium, Propoxyhydroxypropyl Thiosulfate Silica

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