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Soleil Toujours Moisturizer, SPF 20 (2014 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Soleil Toujours Moisturizer, SPF 20 (2014 Formulation) product label collected on March 26, 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 Soleil Toujours Moisturizer, SPF 20 (2014 Formulation) is 2.

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA FRUIT OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES
Appeared as: GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: 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)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) GUM
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN OIL

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE
Appeared as: MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA STEM/LEAF OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair

Limited
MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: MYRISTICA FRAGRANS KERNEL OIL

None
MYRISTYOLPENTAPEPTIDES
Appeared as: MYRISTOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-11

Fair
RESVERATROL
Appeared as: PICHIA/RESVERATROL FERMENT EXTRACT

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

None

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA OIL

Limited
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANTALUM SPICATA WOOD OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

None

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4.8% Zinc Oxide 5.0% } Purpose: Sunscreen; Inactive Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, alumina, aluminum stearate, benzylidene dimethoxydimethylin- danone, bisabolol, caprylic/capric triglyceride, caprylyl glycol, cellulose gum, cetearyl alcohol, cetearyl glucoside, cetyl alcohol, chondrus crispus, citric acid, citrus aurantifolia fruit oil, citrus aurantium dulcis peel oil, citrus limon peel oil, citrus reticulata leaf oil, commiphora myrrha resin oil, disodium edta, ethylhexyl palmitate,ethylhexylglycerin, glucose, glycerin, glyceryl isostearate, glyceryl stearate, lecithin, malus domestica fruit cell culture extract, mentha piperita stem/leaf oil, mentha viridis leaf oil, microcrystalline cellulose, myristica fragrans kernel oil, myristoyl pentapeptide-11, phenoxyethanol, pichia/resveratrol ferment extract, pogostemon cablin oil, polyhydroxystearic acid, rosa damascena flower oil, salvia sclarea oil, santalum spicata wood oil, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, sodium hyaluronate, sodium stearoyl glutamate, sorbitan stearate, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, tetrahydrodiferuloyl- methane, thymus vulgaris oil, tocopherol, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, xanthan gum. *Organic: 54.11%

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. Reapply :immediately after swimming, sweating or towel drying. immediately after swimming, sweating or towel drying. at least every 2 hours. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor. Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including:–       Limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. –       Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.
Do not use on damaged or broken skin.
When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove.
Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs.
Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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