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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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DermaQuest Skin Therapy C-Lipoic Lip Enhancer (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed DermaQuest Skin Therapy C-Lipoic Lip Enhancer (2010 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 DermaQuest Skin Therapy C-Lipoic Lip Enhancer (2010 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
BENZYL NICOTINATENone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE/ ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIPALMITOYL HYDROXYPROLINENone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE/ PROPYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-12/ SMDI COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
THIOCTIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
JOJOBA SEED OIL-BUXUS CHINENSIS
None Identified
Data: Limited
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited


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