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Deter After Sun Lotion (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Deter After Sun Lotion (2018 formulation) 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 Deter After Sun Lotion (2018 formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: January 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINOL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

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

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA MOSQUETA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS OLEORESIN (ROSEMARY)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA DISTILLATE (ROSE)

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

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

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PALM OIL

None

None
DUNALIELLA SALINA EXTRACT
Appeared as: DUNALIELLA SALINA (MARINE ALGAE) EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None
VITAMIN C-ESTER
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
ALLANTOIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (POLYSACCHARIDE GUM)

Limited

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT SEED) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Juice, Rosa damascena (Rose) Distillate, Persea americana (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Emulsifying Wax, Vegetable Glycerin, Organic Palm Oil, Palm Stearic Acid, Dunaliella Salina (Marine Algae) Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sea Whip Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Camellia Sinenisis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Retinol Palmitate (Vitamin A), Rosa mosqueta (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester), dl-Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Allantoin (Comfrey), Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide Gum), Triticum vulgare (Wheat Germ) Oil, Daucus carota (Carrot Seed) Essential Oil, Salix nigra (Black Willow Bark) Extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Oleoresin, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Once indoors, gently massage a small amount of Deter After Sun Lotion into all exposed skin. Safe for the entire body, avoid direct contact with eyes. Reapply after bathing or swimming. May be reapplied as often as needed.

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