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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

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Overall this product poses a moderate concern for sun protection or ingredient safety. Read more

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Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD UVA protection and a GOOD balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.

The ingredients in this product pose a MODERATE health concern.

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Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely pass the FDA proposed UVA test.

The FDA does not have enough health and safety data to classify 4 active ingredients in this product as safe and effective: AVOBENZONE, HOMOSALATE, OCTISALATE, OCTOCRYLENE

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Ingredients

Ingredients from label Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2.5%, Homosalate 6%, Octisalate 4.5%, Octocrylene 8%, Inactive Ingredients: Water, Silica, Caprylyl Methicone, Diisopropyl Adipate, Dimethicone, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Benzyl Alcohol, Beeswax, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Behenyl Alcohol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Chlorphenesin, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, BHT, Trideceth-6, Jojoba Esters

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Ingredient Name & Details

AVOBENZONE active ingredient 2.5%

Concerns: Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions

HOMOSALATE active ingredient 6%

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

OCTISALATE active ingredient 4.5%

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions

OCTOCRYLENE active ingredient 8%

Concerns: Biochemical or cellular level changes, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions

WATER

Concerns: none identified

SILICA, AMORPHOUS

Concerns: none identified

CAPRYLYL METHICONE

Concerns: none identified

DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE

Concerns: none identified

DIMETHICONE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE

Concerns: none identified

BENZYL ALCOHOL

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards

BEESWAX

Concerns: none identified

GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology

PEG-100 STEARATE

Concerns: Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

CETYL DIMETHICONE

Concerns: Data gaps

CAPRYLYL GLYCOL

Concerns: none identified

ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

Concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

BEHENYL ALCOHOL

Concerns: none identified

SODIUM POLYACRYLATE

Concerns: Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER

Concerns: none identified

XANTHAN GUM

Concerns: none identified

CHLORPHENESIN

Concerns: Use restrictions

DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMER

Concerns: Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

ETHYLHEXYL STEARATE

Concerns: Data gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions

HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS

Concerns: none identified

FRAGRANCE

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

DISODIUM EDTA

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption

TOCOPHERYL ACETATE

Concerns: Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

BHT

Concerns: Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

TRIDECETH-6

Concerns: Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions

SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS

Concerns: none identified

 
 

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