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aromatica Calendula Non-Nano UV Protection, SPF 30 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the aromatica Calendula Non-Nano UV Protection, SPF 30 (2017 formulation) product label collected on April 19, 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 aromatica Calendula Non-Nano UV Protection, SPF 30 (2017 formulation) is 1.

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

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Robust

Limited

Fair

None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA SEED OIL

None

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTER
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTER

None

Limited
VERBENA OFFICINALIS (VERVAIN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VERBENA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANDIOL

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 18%, Titanium Dioxide 2.58%, Inactive Ingredients: Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Cocos Nucifera Oil, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isoamyl Laurate, Polyhydroxy Stearic Acid, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Sodium Chloride, Octyldodecanol, Niacinamide, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Stearic Acid, Silica, Jojoba Ester, Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate, Verbena Officinalis Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Propandiol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Adenosine

Directions from packaging:

• Apply the adequate amount on the palm of the hands and pat lightly with the fingertips. • Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure • Reapply at least every 2 hours • Use a water-resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating • Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value 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-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses. • Children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product • Avoid contract with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Stop use and ask doctor if rash or irritation on skin develops and lasts. Keep out of reach of children • Do not swallow. In case of accidental ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away • Store at room temperature

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