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EWG rating for Peter Thomas Roth Max Matte Shine Control Sunscreen Cream, SPF 45






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Peter Thomas Roth Max Matte Shine Control Sunscreen Cream, SPF 45

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This product contains chemical active ingredient(s) that the FDA does not have enough health safety data to classify as safe and effective: AVOBENZONE, HOMOSALATE, OCTISALATE, OCTOCRYLENE


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Ingredients

Ingredients from label ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 9%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 10%, INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Water, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glyceryl Stearate, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Dimethicone, Yeast Extract, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Saccharide Isomerate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Pentylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sclerotium Gum, Bisabolol, Octyldodecanol, Sodium Phytate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Ceramide NP, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Ammonium Hydroxide, Ceteareth-25, Glycerin, Behenic Acid, Cholesterol, Ceramide NS, Ceramide EOS, Ceramide EOP, Ceramide AP, Caprooyl Phytosphingosine, Caprooyl Sphingosine, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate

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Ingredient Name & Details

OCTISALATE active ingredient 5%

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE

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

HOMOSALATE active ingredient 9%

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low), Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

DIMETHICONE

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low)

PHENOXYETHANOL

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

TOCOPHERYL ACETATE

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

PEG-100 STEARATE

Concerns: Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

SODIUM BENZOATE

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

CETEARETH-25

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

AVOBENZONE active ingredient 3%

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

OCTOCRYLENE active ingredient 10%

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (low), Ecotoxicology (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER

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

BISABOLOL

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate)

POTASSIUM SORBATE

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

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

CITRIC ACID

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate)

GLYCERIN

Concerns: Use restrictions (moderate)

TOCOPHEROL

Concerns: Cancer (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Endocrine disruption (low), Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)

Concerns: Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

SILICA, AMORPHOUS

Concerns: Cancer (moderate), Use restrictions (low), Persistence and bioaccumulation (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

BUTYLENE GLYCOL

Concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE

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

CETYL ALCOHOL

Concerns: Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

STEARIC ACID

Concerns: Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

PENTYLENE GLYCOL

Concerns: Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

OCTYLDODECANOL

Concerns: Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

SODIUM PHYTATE

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

DISODIUM EDTA

Concerns: Enhanced skin absorption

BEHENIC ACID

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

CHOLESTEROL

Concerns: Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Before you go outside: You should not rely on sunscreen alone.


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