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Ashford and Co. After Shave, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ashford and Co. After Shave, SPF 15 product label collected on April 04, 2017 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 Ashford and Co. After Shave, SPF 15 is 7.

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Data last updated: April 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
ENSULIZOLE
Appeared as: PHENYLBENZIMIDAZOLE SULFONIC ACID

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• 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

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Robust

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None
OUBAKU EKISU
Appeared as: PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

None

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
PHRAGMITES COMMUNIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHRAGMITES KHARKA EXTRACT

Limited
PORIA COCOS (FU-LING) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORIA COCOS EXTRACT

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

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

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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:

Active Ingredients: avobenzone 3%, octocrylene 2.75%, phenylbenzimidazole sulfonic acid 4%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, Ethylhexyl Benzoate, Sodium Phytate, Arginine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Betaine, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Lauroyl Lysine, PEG-100 Stearate, Steareth-21, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ergothioneine, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Beta-Glucan, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Phragmites Kharka Extract, Poria Cocos Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Unsaponifiables, Squalane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Chlorphenesin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Lecithin, Isohexadecane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Xanthan Gum, Steareth-2, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Allantoin, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 80, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating Reapply 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 an early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum of at least 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. - 2p.m. Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses Water, Ethylhexyl Benzoate, Sodium Phytate, Arginine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Betaine, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Lauroyl Lysine, PEG-100 Stearate, Steareth-21, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ergothioneine, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Beta-Glucan, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Phragmites Kharka Extract, Poria Cocos Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Unsaponifiables, Squalane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Chlorphenesin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Lecithin, Isohexadecane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Xanthan Gum, Steareth-2, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Allantoin, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 80, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

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. Directions Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating Reapply 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 an early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum of at least 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. - 2p.m. Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses Water, Ethylhexyl Benzoate, Sodium Phytate, Arginine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Betaine, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Lauroyl Lysine, PEG-100 Stearate, Steareth-21, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ergothioneine, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Beta-Glucan, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Phragmites Kharka Extract, Poria Cocos Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Unsaponifiables, Squalane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Chlorphenesin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Lecithin, Isohexadecane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Xanthan Gum, Steareth-2, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Allantoin, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 80, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.

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