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Jafra CC Creme, Medium, SPF 15 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Jafra CC Creme, Medium, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) product label collected on April 14, 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 Jafra CC Creme, Medium, SPF 15 (2017 formulation) is 4.

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
  • 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

None

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

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)

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)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES/ CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA

Limited

None
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Appeared as: POLYHYROXYSTEARIC ACID

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE/CI 77891

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

Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Appeared as: TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYSILANE

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCRRHIZA GLABRA EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: zinc oxide 6.8%, Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua, Cyclopentasiloxane, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Cyclomethicone, Caprylic Capric Triglyceride, Polyhyroxystearic Acid, Propanediol, Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891, Triethoxycaprylysilane, Dimethicone, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Boron Nitride, Iron Oxides/ CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499, Methicone, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Dehydroacetate, DMDM Hydantoin, Palmitic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Dextrin, Palmitate, PEG-4 Laurate, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Cucumis Sativus Extract, Glycrrhiza Glabra Extract, Tocopherol

Directions from packaging:

apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming of 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 and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularyl use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF 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-sleeve shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses

Warnings from packaging:

or external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove.

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