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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Intensive Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Intensive Serum (2009 formulation) 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 Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Intensive Serum (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
OAT (AVEENA SATIVA) KERNEL EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ISONONYL ISONONANOATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ADIPIC ACID/ DIETHYLENE GLYCOL/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ERYTHORBIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer