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Verdure Matte Moisturizing Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30+

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Verdure Matte Moisturizing Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30+ 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 Verdure Matte Moisturizing Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30+ is 1.

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

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Limited

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

Limited
STEARETH-2
Appeared as: STEARETH-2 (FROM PALM)

• 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

• Use restrictions (high)

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: 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: GLYCERIN (FROM COCONUT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (FROM COCONUT)

None
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE
Appeared as: DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE (FROM PLANTS)

Limited

None
METHYL DIHYDROABIETATE
Appeared as: METHYL DIHYDROABIETATE (FROM PINE)

None
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Appeared as: POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID (FROM PLANTS)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAF EXTRACT (ROOIBOS/RED TEA)

Limited
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA EXTRACT (BROCCOLI)

Fair
PHOSPHOLIPIDS
Appeared as: PHOSPHOLIPIDS (FROM PLANTS)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
MALTODEXTRIN
Appeared as: MALTODEXTRIN (FROM CORN)

Fair

Limited

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID (FROM COCONUT)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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 4.50%, Zinc Oxide 8.70%, Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (From Coconut), Dimethicone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate (From Plants), Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin (From Coconut), Steareth-2 (From Palm), Steareth-21, Methyl Dihydroabietate (From Pine), Polyhydroxystearic Acid (From Plants), Aspalathus Linearis Leaf Extract (Rooibos/Red Tea), Brassica Oleracea Italica Extract (Broccoli), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Phospholipids (From Plants), Sphingolipids, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Alumina, Stearic Acid, Maltodextrin (From Corn), Xanthan Gum, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Caprylhydroxamic Acid (From Coconut), Caprylyl Glycol, Tocopherol

Directions from packaging:

- For full protection, apply liberally to exposed skin 15 minutes before sun exposure, then rub in to reduce whitening effect. - Children under 6: Ask a doctor Reapply: - After 80 minutes of swimming or sweating - Immediately after towel drying - At least every 2 hours

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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