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Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Lip Potion, SPF 45 (2019 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Lip Potion, SPF 45 (2019 formulation) 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 Ocean Potion Suncare Moisturizing Lip Potion, SPF 45 (2019 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CARNAUBA

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

None
MAURITIA FLEXUOSA FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: MAURITIA FLEXUOSA (BURITI) FRUIT OIL

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: OCTYL PALMITATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

None

None

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (CUPUACU) BUTTER

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 3.0%, Homosalate 10.0%, Octinoxate 7.0%, Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 5.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Carnauba, Cetearyl Alcohol, Flavor, Glycerin, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Laminaria Saccharina (Algae) Extract, Lauryl Laurate, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Seaweed) Extract, Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil, Microcrystalline Wax, Myristyl Lactate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Octyl Palmitate, Ozokerite, Polyester-7, Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate, Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Butter, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Water

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