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

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Mercola.com Mercola Healthy Skin Organic Sea Buckthorn Anti-Aging Serum (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Mercola.com Mercola Healthy Skin Organic Sea Buckthorn 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 Mercola.com Mercola Healthy Skin Organic Sea Buckthorn Anti-Aging Serum (2009 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS SINENSIS OIL
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) FLOWER EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER OIL
MATRICARIA RECUTITA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
PRUNUS DULCIS OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited


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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