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Physicians Formula Super CC+ Cream, 6234 Light, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Physicians Formula Super CC+ Cream, 6234 Light, SPF 30 product label collected on October 26, 2018 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 Physicians Formula Super CC+ Cream, 6234 Light, SPF 30 is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2018

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 HIGH

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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

None

• 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)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited

None

Robust

Limited

None

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKI (SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

Fair

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

None

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Good

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: TITANIUM DIOXIDE 5.76%, ZINC OXIDE 2.94%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DIMETHICONE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE, BIS-PEG/PPG-14/14 DIMETHICONE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, C30-45 ALKYL CETEARYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG-10 DIMETHICONE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, GLYCERIN, TEPRENONE, HYDROXYCAPRIC ACID, HYDROXYCAPRYLIC ACID, HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKI (SHEA) BUTTER, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CASTOR OIL PHOSPHATE, DISODIUM EDTA, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, LAURETH-12, MICA, PEG/PPG-18/18 DIMETHICONE, PEG-4, POLYSILICONE-11, POLYSORBATE 60, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TIN OXIDE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, XANTHAN GUM, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN: IRON OXIDES, TITANIUM DIOXIDE.

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