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Erin's Faces Peptide SPF 30 - UVA/UVB

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Erin's Faces Peptide SPF 30 - UVA/UVB product label collected on January 08, 2018 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 Erin's Faces Peptide SPF 30 - UVA/UVB is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2018

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

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: NON-NANO 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
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE (SILICA)

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

Fair

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

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
PASSIFLORA (PASSIONFLOWER)
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA CAERULEA (BLUE PASSION FLOWER)

None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE
Appeared as: PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE (MATRIXYL 3000)

Fair

None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-3
Appeared as: PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-3 (MATRIXYL 3000)

None

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO SEED) OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINESIS (JOJOBA SEED) OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITTIS VINEFERA (GRAPE SEED) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (VEGAN)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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: Titanium Dioxide 5%, Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 5% Other Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Leaf) Gel*, Vegetable Glycerine*, Cucumis Sativus* (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Passiflora Caerulea (Blue Passion Flower)*, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide (Matrixyl 3000), Hydroxysuccinimide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3 (Matrixyl 3000), Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3 (Matrixyl), Persea Gratissima (Avocado Seed) Oil*, Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba Seed) Oil*, Vittis Vinefera (Grape Seed) Oil*, Vegetable Glycerine*, Capric/Capryllic Triglycerides, Butyrospermum Parkii* (Shea Butter), Stearic Acid (Vegan)*, Glyceryl MonoStearate*, Cyclomethicone (Silica), Tocopheryl (Vitamin E), Cetyl Alcohol, Mica. *Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure as the last step of daily skincare. Reapply after 40 minutes of swimming/sweating, or at least every two hours when outdoors and active. Keep in a cool location as product can separate.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Keep out of eyes. Rise with water to remove. Stop use and ask doctor if rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

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