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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Replenishing Cream (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Replenishing Cream (2013 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 Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Replenishing Cream (2013 formulation) is 8.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
EMULSIFYING WAX
(NF)
Miscellaneous
Data: Limited
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-150 DISTEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DEA-CETYL PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: None
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
BETA-GLUCANNone Identified
Data: Fair
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-2 MYRISTYL ETHER PROPIONATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL BETAGLUCANNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIOSCOREA MEXICANA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRACAPRYLATE/ TETRACAPRATENone Identified
Data: None
TOCOPHERSOLANContamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Limited
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURYL LACTATECancer, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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