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Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme, SPF 30 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG scientists reviewed the Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme, SPF 30 (2015 formulation) product label collected on April 09, 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 Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme, SPF 30 (2015 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2015

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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)

Fair

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

None

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

Limited

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

None

• Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)

None

• Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140) <

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE
Appeared as: DIPENTAERYTHRITYL TRI-POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE

Limited

Limited
GENTIANA LUTEA (YELLOW GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GENTIANA LUTEA (GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (JAPANESE KNOTWEED) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACTEXTRAIT D'ORGE

Limited

Limited
FUMARIA OFFICINALIS (FUMITORY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUMARIA OFFICINALIS FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None
LEMON EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA (KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

None

Limited

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
EUK-134
Appeared as: ETHYLBISIMINOMETHYLGUAIACOL MANGANESE CHLORIDE

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Avobenzone 3.1%, Homosalate 5.2%, Octisalate 5.2%, Octocrylene 2.8%, Oxybenzone 3.1%, Wateraquaeau , Butyloctyl Salicylate , Methyl Trimethicone , Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate , Aleurites Moluccana(Kukui) Seed Oil , Lauryl Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone , Peg-100 Stearate , Butylene Glycol , Glyceryl Stearate , Dipentaerythrityl Tri-polyhydroxystearate , Potassium Cetyl Phosphate , Gentiana Lutea(Gentian) Root Extract , Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract , Hordeum Vulgare(Barley) Extractextrait D'orge , Triticum Vulgare(Wheat) Germ Extract , Fumaria Officinalis Flower/leaf/stem Extract , Citrus Medica Limonum(Lemon) Fruit Extract , Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract , Hydrolyzed Rice Extract , Rosmarinus Officinalis(Rosemary) Leaf Extract , Vitis Vinifera(Grape) Seed Extract , Artemia Extract , Laminaria Ochroleuca Extract , Algae Extract , Hydrogenated Lecithin , Thermus Thermophillus Ferment , Squalane , Glycerin , Sorbitol , Linoleic Acid , Caffeine , Cholesterol , Ethylhexylglycerin , Lecithin , Ergothioneine , Sodium Hyaluronate , Polyquaternium-51 , Cetyl Alcohol , Trehalose , Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/glycerin Crosspolymer , Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/vp Copolymer , Vp/eicosene Copolymer , Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate , Saccharide Isomerate , Caprylyl Glycol , Caprylic/capric Triglyceride , Sodium Pca , Cyclodextrin , Urea , Dehydroxanthan Gum , Tocopheryl Acetate , Glycyrrhetinic Acid , Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid , Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate , Citric Acid , Stearic Acid , Sodium Dehydroacetate , Fumaric Acid , Ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol Manganese Chloride , Silica , Phenoxyethanol , Disodium Edta , Bht , Fragrance(Parfum) , Mica , Titanium Dioxide(Ci 77891) , Blue 1(Ci 42090) , Yellow 5(Ci 19140) <iln39694>

Directions from packaging:

For sunscreen use: apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure reapply at least every two hours use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating 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 children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor

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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