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aromatica Natural Tinted Sun Cream, SPF 30 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the aromatica Natural Tinted Sun Cream, 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 Natural Tinted Sun Cream, SPF 30 (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

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON FRUIT OIL

• Use restrictions (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
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE YELLOW

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
VEGETABLE FATTY ACID
Appeared as: OLUS OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

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

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

None

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

Limited

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

None

Limited
USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS)
Appeared as: USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Titanium dioxide 11.7%, Inactive Ingredients: Aqua, Octyldodecanol, Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate, Silica, Propanediol, Jojoba ester, Polyhydroxy stearic acid, Iron oxide yellow, Glycerin, Lavandula angustifolia extract, Rosa damascena flower extract, Polyglyceryl-2 oleate, Polyglyceryl-2 stearate, Stearalkonium hectorite, Propylene carbonate, Argania spinosa kernel oil, Zanthoxylum piperitum fruit extract, Usnea barbata (lichen) extract, Pulsatilla koreana extract, Sorbitan olivate, Iron oxide red, Sclerotium gum, Prunus armeniaca kernel oil, Tocopherol, Olus oil, Iron oxide black, Helianthus annuus seed oil, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil, Citrus aurantifolia oil, Cedrus atlantica wood oil, Citrus limon fruit oil

Directions from packaging:

• 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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