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TriDerma MD Light & Delicate Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the TriDerma MD Light & Delicate Sunscreen, SPF 30 (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 TriDerma MD Light & Delicate Sunscreen, SPF 30 (2017 formulation) is 3.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
OXYBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-3

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

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

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
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALARIA ESCULENTA EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONMICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPEROL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER(AQUA)

Fair

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: avobenzone 3%, benzophenone-3 5%, homosalate 5%, octinoxate 7.49%, octisalate 5%, octocrylene 2.7%, Inactive Ingredients: alaria esculenta extract, behenyl alcohol, betaine, c12-15 alkyl benzoate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cetyl alcohol, diisopropyl sebacate, disodium edta, glucono lactone, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract, lonicera japonmica (honeysuckle) flower extract, panthenol, populus tremuloides bark extract, potassium cetyl phosphate, potassium sorbate, sodium hyaluronate, tocoperol, water(aqua), xanthan gum

Directions from packaging:

FOR DAILY USE, ALLOW PRODUCT TO ABSORB COMPLETELY BEFORE APPLYING MAKE-UP APPLY LIBERALLY 15 MINUTES BEFORE SUN EXPOSURE REAPPLY AS NEEDED OR AFTER TOWEL DRYING, SWIMMING, OR PERSPIRING SUN PROTECTION MEASURES SPEDNING TIME IN THE SUN INCREASES YOUR RISK OF SKIN CANCER AND EARLY AGEING. TO DECREASE THIS RISK, REGULARLY USE A SUNSCREEN WITH A BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 15 OR HIGHER AND OTHER SUN PROTECTION MEASURES INCLUDING LIMITING TIME IN THE SUN, ESPECIALLY FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM. WEAR LONG SLEEVE SHIRTS, PANTS, HATS AND SUNGLASSES FOR USE ON CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER/ CHILDREN UNDER 6 MONTHS ASK A DOCTOR

Warnings from packaging:

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY

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