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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Perricone MD Advanced Eye Area Therapy- with Alpha Lipoic Acid & DMAE

EWG scientists reviewed Perricone MD Advanced Eye Area Therapy- with Alpha Lipoic Acid & DMAE 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 Perricone MD Advanced Eye Area Therapy- with Alpha Lipoic Acid & DMAE is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL MEAMultiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHYTONADIONEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL (RICE)
Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ASTAXANTHINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERSOLANContamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCYRRHETINIC ACIDData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS) SEED OIL (BORAGE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TOCOTRIENOLSNone Identified
Data: Limited
EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
AMINOBUTYRIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
THIOCTIC ACID
THIOCTIC (ALPHA LIPOIC) ACID (ALPHA LIPOIC ACID)
None Identified
Data: Fair
FOLIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (AFRICAN OIL PALM) OIL
ELAEIS GUINEENIS (PALM) OIL (PALM)
None Identified
Data: Fair
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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