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SLMD Daily Moisturizer Oil Free Lotion, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SLMD Daily Moisturizer Oil Free Lotion, SPF 15 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 SLMD Daily Moisturizer Oil Free Lotion, SPF 15 is 7.

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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.
  • Contains retinyl palmitate, which may damage sun-exposed skin. Read more
  • Contains oxybenzone, a hormone disrupting chemical. Read more
  • 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 HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

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)

Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: EMULSIFYING WAX NF

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair
OCTISALATE
Appeared as: OCTYL SALICYLATE

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL

Limited

None
KOU-CHA EKISU
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Fair

• 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: Avobenzone 2.5%, OCTINOXATE 7.5%, OCTYL SALICYLATE 1.5%, Oxybenzone 3.5%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, EMULSIFYING WAX NF, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, DEA-CETYL PHOSPHATE, DIMETHICONE BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, MYRISTOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-17, MYRISTOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-13, ASCORBYL LINOLEATE, RETINYL LINOLEATE, LYSOPHOSPHATIDIC ACID, PANTHENOL, ALLANTOIN, ARGININE, BETA-GLUCAN, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL BETA-GLUCAN, ETHYL MACADAMIATE, BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, RETINYL PALMITATE, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, POLYGLYCERYL-5 OLEATE, PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRACAPRYLATE/ TETRACAPRATE, DISODIUM EDTA, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL

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