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Boscia Perfecting BB Cream, Newport, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Boscia Perfecting BB Cream, Newport, SPF 30 product label collected on March 31, 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 Boscia Perfecting BB Cream, Newport, SPF 30 is 2.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD UVA protection and a GOOD balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely fail the FDA proposed UVA test.
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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENSFLOWER OIL

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

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)

Fair

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

None

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)

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
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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Good

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/77492/77499)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

None

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited
COLOCASIA ANTIQUORUM (COCOYAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLOCASIA ESCULENTA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINIC ACID
Appeared as: ROSMARINYL GLUCOSIDE

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

None

None

Limited

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

None

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4.6%, Zinc Oxide 12.6%, Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Heptyl Undecylenate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Butylene Glycol, Boron Nitride, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Ozokerite, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Phenyl Trimethicone, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Colocasia Esculenta Root Extract, Jojoba Esters, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Chenopodium Quinoa Seed Oil, Glycerin, Rosmarinyl Glucoside, Caffeyl Glucoside, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Germ Extract, Oryza Sativa(Rice) Extract, Gallyl Glucoside, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Pelargonium GraveolensFlower Oil, Silica, Mica, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Isostearic Acid, Stearic Acid, Alumina, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Lecithin, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Trihydroxystearin, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Propylene Carbonate, Polysilicone-11, C24-28 Alkyl Methicone, Iron Oxides (CI 77491/77492/77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

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