EWG scientists reviewed WWBE Oxygen Activator (2011 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 WWBE Oxygen Activator (2011 formulation) is 4.
|RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT||Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, TRICLOSAN)|
|SORBIC ACID||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|ACETIC ACID||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT|
ROSEMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
|ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)||None Identified|
|SODIUM HYALURONATE||None Identified|
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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
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