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Garnier Skin Renew Dark Spot Anti-Sun Damage Daily UV Lotion, SPF 28 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Skin Renew Dark Spot Anti-Sun Damage Daily UV Lotion, SPF 28 (2015 formulation) product label collected on April 03, 2015 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 Garnier Skin Renew Dark Spot Anti-Sun Damage Daily UV Lotion, SPF 28 (2015 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: April 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
OCTISALATE
Appeared as: OCTISALATES

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

None

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

None
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE
Appeared as: ALUMINUM STRACH OCTENYLSUCCINATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: ZINC PCA,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)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL PAMITATE

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

None

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Avobenzone 3.0%, octisalates 5.0%, octocrylene 7.0%. Water, isononyl isononanoate, glycerin, cyclohexasiloxane, propyleneglycol, ethylhexyl pamitate, poly c10-30 alkyl acrylate, butyleneglycol, aluminum strach octenylsuccinate, dimethicone, nylon-66,styrene/acrylates copolymer, glyceryl stearate, behenyl alcohol, solanumlycopersicum (tomato)extract+, ascorbyl glucoside++, tocopheryl acetate,actinidia chinensis (kiwi)fruit water, rosa canina fruit oil, capryloylsalicylic acid, ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate, caprylyl glycol,magnesium PCA+++, manganese PCA+++, mica, sodium PCA+++, zinc PCA+++,titanium dioxide, dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer, dimethylisosorbide, PEG-8 laurate, disodium EDTA, glyceryl stearate citrate,octyldodecanol, polycaprolactone, sodium citrate, sodiumdicocoylethylenediamine PEG-15 sulfate, sodium hydroxide, xanthan gum,methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, fragrance, linalool, benzylsalicylate, limonene, geraniol, citral, F.I.L.b27838/2 +lycopene++vitamin c +++magnesium.

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