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Scotch Porter Moisture Defend Face Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Scotch Porter Moisture Defend Face Lotion product label collected on April 24, 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 Scotch Porter Moisture Defend Face Lotion is 4.

Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Appeared as: SODIUM ACRYLATE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER ( EAU) (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI HERB EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA ALBIFLORA (WHITE PEONY) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA ALBIFLORA FLOWER EXTRACT

None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

WATER ((AQUA) EAU), GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, TROPOLONE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM PHYTATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CURCUMA LONGA (TUMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON MARTINI HERB EXTRACT, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, PAEONIA ALBIFLORA FLOWER EXTRACT, SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE.

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