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

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Welstar Relief Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Welstar Relief 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 Welstar Relief Serum (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) LEAF OIL
WINTERGREEN ESSENTIAL OIL
(DISTILLED)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
(ORGANIC)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
ROSEWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
(DISTILLED)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL
VITAMIN E
(PRESERVATIVE)
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
(ORGANIC)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (DEVIL'S CLAW) EXTRACT
DEVILS CLAW ROOT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) OIL
JUNIPER ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATER
(DISTILLED)
Innocuous
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