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Soleil Toujours Soleil du Midi Mineral Based Sunscreen Spray, Body, SPF 30 (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Soleil Toujours Soleil du Midi Mineral Based Sunscreen Spray, Body, SPF 30 (2016 formulation) product label collected on April 12, 2016 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 Soleil du Midi Mineral Based Sunscreen Spray, Body, SPF 30 (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: April 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

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)

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

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

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (DEIONIZED WATER)

Limited
ARTEMESIA (MUGWORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARTEMESIA PALLENS FLOWER OIL

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

None
CITRUS SINENSIS PEEL OIL EXPRESSED
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS PEEL OIL

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS OIL

Limited
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) RESIN OIL
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA RESIN OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
3-METHYL BUTYL ACETATE
Appeared as: ISOAMYL ACETATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
JASMINUM SAMBAC (ARABIAN JASMINE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: JASMINUM SAMBAC OIL

None

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

None

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: ZEMEA (CORN) PROPANEDIOL

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 4.0%, Zinc Oxide 1.7%, Avobenzone 1.0% . } Purpose: Sunscreen; Inactive Ingredients: acrylates copolymer, algae extract, aloe barbadensis leaf (aloe vera gel) juice, aqua (deionized water), artemesia pallens flower oil, bisabolol, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cetearyl alcohol, cetearyl olivate, citrus aurantifolia peel oil, citrus aurantium bergamia fruit extract, citrus limon peel oil, citrus nobilis flower oil, citrus sinensis peel oil, daucus carota sativa (carrot) extract, ethyl acetoacetate, eucalyptus globulus oil, ferula galbaniflua resin oil, gamma undecalactone ethyl acetate, gluconolactone, glycerin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil, heliotropine, isoamyl acetate, isobutyl acetate, jasminum sambac oil, lecithin, opoponax oil, polysorbate-20, PPG-17/IPDI/DMPA copolymer, salvia sclarea oil, sodium benzoate, sorbitan olivate, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate (vitamin C), tocopherol acetate (vitamin E), zemea (corn) propanediol.

Directions from packaging:

* Apply liberally 20 minutes before sun exposure. Do not spray onto face. Spray into hands and apply to face. Use in well-ventilated areas. * 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. Flammable: Do not use near heat, flame, or while smoking. 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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