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

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Institut Esthederm Intensif Vitamine E2 Concentrated Formula Serum (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Institut Esthederm Intensif Vitamine E2 Concentrated Formula Serum (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 Institut Esthederm Intensif Vitamine E2 Concentrated Formula Serum (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
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
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TRIDECETH-6Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CARNOSINENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURIMINODIPROPIONATE TOCOPHERYL PHOSPHATESNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
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