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Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Aloe Lotion (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Aloe Lotion (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Aloe Lotion (2016 formulation) is 9.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D)

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited
PEG-16 MACADAMIA GLYCERIDES
Appeared as: PEG-16 MACADAMIA GLYCERIDE

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Robust

None
SAPONIFIED BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL

Fair

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

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

Fair

Fair
PYRIDOXINE HCL
Appeared as: PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE (VITAMIN B6)

None

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACTS

Fair

Limited
SORBITAN OLEATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN MONOOLEATE

Limited

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Brassica Napus (Canola) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Arctium Majus (Burdock) Root Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Honey Extract, Seaweed Extract, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Golden Seal) Root Extract, Tilia Cordata (Linden) Flower Extracts, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, PEG-16 Macadamia Glyceride, Sorbitan Monooleate, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Carbomer, Sodium Propoxyhydroxypropyl Thiosulfate Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Triethanolamine, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Apply freely to the skin especially after shower or bathing.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not swallow. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes with water. Discontinue use if irritation or rash appears. Keep out of reach of children.

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