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Garnier Skinactive Skinactive, BB Cream Sunscreen Miracle Skin Perfector, Broad Spectrum, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Skinactive Skinactive, BB Cream Sunscreen Miracle Skin Perfector, Broad Spectrum, SPF 15 product label collected on July 03, 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 Garnier Skinactive Skinactive, BB Cream Sunscreen Miracle Skin Perfector, Broad Spectrum, SPF 15 is 5.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

WATER, DIMETHICONE, GLYCERIN, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, PROPANEDIOL, STEARIC ACID, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PALMITIC ACID, PEG-100 STEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-20 STEARATE, STEARYL ALCOHOL BEESWAX, ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ISOHEXADECANE, HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, VIGNA ACONITIFOLIA SEED EXTRACT, POLYSORBATE 80, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, DISODIUM EDTA, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, LINALOOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, LIMONENE, CINNAMIC ACID, PHLOROGLUCINOL TRIMETHYL ETHER, BENZYL ALCOHOL, GERANIOL, CITRAL; MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE, IRON OXIDES

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