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Specific Beauty Active Radiance Day Moisture Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Specific Beauty Active Radiance Day Moisture Lotion, SPF 30 product label collected on June 18, 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 Specific Beauty Active Radiance Day Moisture Lotion, SPF 30 is 3.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
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

• 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

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

• 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)

Fair

• 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

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

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)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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: Avobenzone 3.0%, Octinoxate 5.0%, Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 2.4%, Oxybenzone 5.0%, Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Caprylyl Methicone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Steareth-21, Mica, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene, Titanium Dioxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Phospholipids, Linoleic Acid, Arachidyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside Cetearyl Glucoside, Boron Nitride, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Xanthan Gum, Polyacrylate-13, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Disodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally to face, neck and chest. May be worn alone or under makeup.

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