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Soleil Toujours Extreme UV Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 45

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Soleil Toujours Extreme UV Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 45 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 Soleil Toujours Extreme UV Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 45 is 4.

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.
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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

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)

Fair

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

Limited

• 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)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

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

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRIS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• 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

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ABIES SIBIRICA (SIBERIAN FIR) OIL
Appeared as: ABIES SIBIRICA OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR)
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) RESIN OIL
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) RESIN OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

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 7.36%, Zinc Oxide 5.14%; Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-3 Ricinoleate, Methylpropanediol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Aluminum Stearate, Tocopherol, Zinc Stearate Magnesium Sulfate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis ( Sweet Almond) Oil, Ubiquinone, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Bisabolol, Panthenol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Carrageenan, Glucose, Myristoyl, Pentapeptide-11, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Alumina, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) LeafOil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Menta Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Citris Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil, Commiphora Myrrha Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrum Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Abies Sibirica Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Juniperus Virginiana Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Resin Oil, Triethyl Citrate, Vanillin, Ethyl Vanillin, Limonene, Linalool, Benzyl Alcohol, Geraniol

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