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Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Actively Hydrating Daily Lotion, Fragrance Free, SPF 15 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Actively Hydrating Daily Lotion, Fragrance Free, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) product label collected on April 10, 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 Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Actively Hydrating Daily Lotion, Fragrance Free, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

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

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

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)

Fair

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

Robust

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

None

None

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

Limited

Fair

None

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

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

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%, octisalate 5%, octocrylene 5%, Inactive Ingredients: water, glycerin, silica, dimethicone, peg-100 stearate, glyceryl stearate, octyldodecanol, stearic acid, phenoxyethanol, palmitic acid, ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate, dicaprylyl carbonate, steareth-100, propylene glycol, caprylyl glycol, xanthan gum, dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer, ascorbyl glucoside, disodium edta, tocopherol, sodium hyaluronate, capryloyl salicylic acid, pyrus malus (apple) fruit water, myristic acid, sodium hydroxide, t-butyl alcohol, sorbitol, vaccinium myrtillus fruit extract

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only

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