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Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Line Smoothing Cream, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Line Smoothing Cream, SPF 15 product label collected on March 30, 2020 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 Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Line Smoothing Cream, SPF 15 is 4.

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Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE UVA protection and a MODERATE balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely fail the FDA proposed UVA test.
  • The FDA does not have enough health & safety data to classify all of the active ingredients as safe & effective.
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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
  • 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

• 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

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

• Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (JAPANESE KNOTWEED) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ROBUSTA (CONGO COFFEETREE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ROBUSTA SEED EXTRACT

None

None

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

Fair

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT EXTRACT

None
SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST PAUL'S WORT) EXTRACT

Limited
COLEUS BARBATUS
Appeared as: COLEUS BARBATUS EXTRACT

None

Limited

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Fair

None

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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: Octinoxate 7.5%, Titanium Dioxide 1.5%; Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polyethylene, Pentylene Glycol, Silica, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Algae Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Bran Extract, Coffea Robusta Seed Extract, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Creatine, Adenosine Phosphate, Laurdimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Linoleic Acid, Hydrolyzed Rice Extract, Hydroxyproline, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St Paul'S Wort) Extract, Coleus Barbatus Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Sodium Dna, Caffeine, Cholesterol, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Sorbitol, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Decarboxy Carnosine Hcl, Phytosphingosine, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Disodium Nadh, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates Copolymer, Trehalose, Sodium Rna, Cetyl Alcohol, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Proline, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Behenyl Alcohol, Methicone, Hexylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium Sulfate, Glycine, Potassium Sorbate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Lecithin, Carbomer, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol

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