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

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Return to Eden Cosmetics, LLC Jar of Youth Day Cream (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Return to Eden Cosmetics, LLC Jar of Youth Day Cream (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 Return to Eden Cosmetics, LLC Jar of Youth Day Cream (2009 formulation) is 2.
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
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-5None Identified
Data: None
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
ACAI EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER WATER
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER WATER
(DISTILLED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
GREEN TEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
RUTINNone Identified
Data: Fair
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
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