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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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MD Skincare Hydra-Pure Firming Eye Cream (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed MD Skincare Hydra-Pure Firming Eye Cream (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 MD Skincare Hydra-Pure Firming Eye Cream (2010 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-12 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
DEA-CETYL PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: None
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC PCAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: None
STEARETH-20Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HECTORITEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
1-DODECANOL
LAURYL ALCOHOL
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLODEXTRINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM GLUCONATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MYRISTYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
COPPER PCAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISOSTEARYL LINOLEATEUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIDECETH-6Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ CARBAMATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE 2None Identified
Data: Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) FRUIT/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-3None Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURIMINODIPROPIONATE TOCOPHERYL PHOSPHATESNone Identified
Data: None
SOY ISOFLAVONESNone Identified
Data: Limited
GAMMA AMINOBUTYRIC ACID
GABA
None Identified
Data: Fair
PHYTIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
PENTASODIUM PENTETATEData gaps
Data: None
POTASSIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
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