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Avene Antirougeurs Day Soothing Cream, SPF 25

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avene Antirougeurs Day Soothing Cream, SPF 25 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 Avene Antirougeurs Day Soothing Cream, SPF 25 is 2.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides EXCELLENT 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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: PTFE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

None

• 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)

Good

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

Limited

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

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

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

Robust

Limited

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

None

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ISODODECANE
Appeared as: IDODODECANE

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC GLYCOL TRIGLYCERIDE

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE
Appeared as: DISTEADIMONIUM HECTORITE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

Robust

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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.

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: TITANIUM DIOXIDE 11.4%, ZINC OXIDE 14.6%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, ISOCETYL STEAROYL STEARATE, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE, IDODODECANE, ISOHEXADECANE, PTFE, TRIETHYLHEXANOIN, DICAPRYLYL ETHER, PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, ALUMINA, STEARIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PEG-45/DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER, SILICA, BENZOIC ACID, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC GLYCOL TRIGLYCERIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, DISTEADIMONIUM, HECTORITE, GLYCERYL BEHENATE, GLYCERYL DIBEHENATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL, HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, POLYAMIDE-3, SODIUM CHLORIDE, TOCOPHERYL, TOCOPHERYL GLUCOSIDE, TRIBEHENIN, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE

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