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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Eucerin Redness Relief Anti-Aging Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Eucerin Redness Relief Anti-Aging 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 Eucerin Redness Relief Anti-Aging Serum (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA INFLATA (BATALIN) ROOT EXTRACT
GLYCYRRHIZA INFLATA ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 OLEATENone Identified
Data: None
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
1-METHYL-HYDANTOIN-2-IMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
C18-36 ACID TRIGLYCERIDENone Identified
Data: None
CREATINENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
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