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Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Moisturizer Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 40

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Moisturizer Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 40 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 Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Moisturizer Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 40 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (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

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

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)

Fair

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

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) BARK OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

None

None
IRIS PALLIDA (DALMATION IRIS) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS PALLIDA ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited

Fair
SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (POTATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (POTATO) PULP EXTRACT

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (WOLFBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA (LOQUAT) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM (EDELWEISS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM EXTRACT

Limited

None
SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST PAUL'S WORT) EXTRACT

None

Fair
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT/EXTRAIT D'ORGE

Limited

Limited

Limited
LYTHRUM SALICARIA (PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYTHRUM SALICARIA EXTRACT

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACT/FAEX/EXTRAIT DE LEVURE

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Occupational hazards (high)

None

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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 8.0%, Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 4.5%, Octocrylene 5.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Water/aqua/eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Polyethylene, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Magnolia Acuminata Flower Extract, Iris Pallida Root Extract, Rosa Damascena Extract, Citral, Linalool, Limonene, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, PEG-6, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Solanum Tuberosum (Potato) Pulp Extract, Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract, Eriobotrya Japonica (Loquat) Leaf Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, Leontopodium Alpinum Extract, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St Paul's Wort) Extract, Thermus Thermophillus Ferment, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract/extrait D'orge, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Lythrum Salicaria Extract, Yeast Extract/faex/extrait De Levure, Algae Extract, Oryzanol, Squalane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Trehalose, Steareth-21, Ergothioneine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Vp/Eicosene Copolymer, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Pca, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Urea, Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate, Citric Acid, Polyquaternium-51, Hexylene Glycol, Lecithin, Sodium Phytate, BHT, Mica, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

For Sunscreen Use: apply generously and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure reapply at least every two 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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