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Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Body Lotion, SPF 25 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Body Lotion, SPF 25 (2015 formulation) product label collected on November 24, 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 Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Body Lotion, SPF 25 (2015 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 2015

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)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
LACTIC ACID, L-
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID L- L-

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NP

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
JUNIPERUS MEXICANA OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS MEXICANA (CEDARWOOD) OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (CORNMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, 1,2-hexanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Glyceryl Caprylate, Beeswax, Cetearyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Lactic Acid L- L-, Glutamic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Centella Asiatica Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis (Baikal Skullcap) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Calcium Oxide, Panthenol, Ceramide NP, Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil, Boswellia Carteri (Frankincense) Oil, Juniperus Mexicana (Cedarwood) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Mentha Arvensis (Cornmint) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Oil, Amyris Balsamifera (West Indian Rosewood) Bark Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply Body Lotion and massage into the skin until the lotion is fully absorbed.

Warnings from packaging:

• For external use only. • Avoid contact with eyes. • Keep out of reach of children. • Do not swallow: If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately. • Children under 2 years, do not use: ask a doctor. • Keep at room temperature.

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