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Herbal Choice Mari Face & Body Lotion Unscented, SPF 30 (old formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Herbal Choice Mari Face & Body Lotion Unscented, SPF 30 (old formulation) product label collected on March 04, 2014 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 Herbal Choice Mari Face & Body Lotion Unscented, SPF 30 (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: March 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: NON-NANO ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA WAX

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active ingredient: Zinc oxide (77947) 20.5% (natural earth mineral, largest particle size used, non-nano particles). Other ingredients: Organic olive oil, purified water, wild harvested candelilla wax (plant based), potassium carbonate (natural earth mineral)*, organic jojoba oil. Packed in glass, reuse or recycle. * Not present in final product, dissipates during manufacture. Label# ING121013

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Apply small amount and rub onto skin. Allow lotion to absorb into the skin. Ideal for daily use on its own or under makeup. For full protection apply a sufficient amount to cover all areas and reapply after swimming or sweating.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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