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La Roche Posay Effaclar Mat Daily Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Roche Posay Effaclar Mat Daily Moisturizer product label collected on July 04, 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 La Roche Posay Effaclar Mat Daily Moisturizer 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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)

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust

Limited

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

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

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

Limited

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

609514 37 - INGREDIENTS: WATER, GLYCERIN, DIMETHICONE, ISOCETYL STEARATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., SILICA, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER, METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, PEG-100 STEARATE, COCAMIDE MEA, SARCOSINE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, TRIETHANOLAMINE, ISOHEXADECANE, PERLITE, CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID, TETRASODIUM EDTA, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, POLYSORBATE 80, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, SALICYLIC ACID, FRAGRANCE.

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