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Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 20

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 20 product label collected on April 02, 2019 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 Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 20 is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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

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

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
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

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)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMENTHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GYLCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL

None

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: BUTYLENE GYLCOL

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Fair
MALTODEXTRIN
Appeared as: MALTODEXTRIM

Limited

None

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCER-ACID

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 1.8%, Octinoxate 7.49%, Oxybenzone 2.4%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Glycerin, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimenthyl Taurate Copolymer, Gylcine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Leaf Extract, Litchi Chinensis Seed Extract, Adenosine, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Fragrance, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Butylene Gylcol, Trisodium Edta, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hyaluronate, Maltodextrim, Hydrogenated Phosphatidylcholine, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, BHT, Caprylic/Capric Triglycer-Acid, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Biotin, Phenoxyethanol, Linalool

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 keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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