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Andalou Naturals Sensitive 1000 Roses Daily Shade Facial Lotion, SPF 18

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Sensitive 1000 Roses Daily Shade Facial Lotion, SPF 18 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 Andalou Naturals Sensitive 1000 Roses Daily Shade Facial Lotion, SPF 18 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.
  • 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_MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

None

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSE ISOLATES

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
RHODODENDRON FERRUGINEUM
Appeared as: ALPINE ROSE PLANT STEM CELLS

None
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE
Appeared as: MALUS DOMESTICA PLANT STEM CELLS

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLAR VITIS PLANT STEM CELLS

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

None

Limited
BOSWELLIA SERRATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA SERRATA (BOSWELLIN) EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER DISTILLATE

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA ISOLATES

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 5.0%, Avobenzone 2.5%, Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Purified Water (Aqua), Vegetable Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Stearyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Alpine Rose Plant Stem Cells, Malus Domestica Plant Stem Cells, Solar Vitis Plant Stem Cells, BioActive Berry Complex, Dimethicone, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, Boswellia Serrata (Boswellin) Extract, Panthenol, Allantoin, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Distillate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Rose Isolates, Vanilla Isolates, Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil

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