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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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The Pure - Natural Skincare Plant Bio-Active Serum with Bee Propolis, Royal Jelly & Honey (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed The Pure - Natural Skincare Plant Bio-Active Serum with Bee Propolis, Royal Jelly & Honey (2012 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 The Pure - Natural Skincare Plant Bio-Active Serum with Bee Propolis, Royal Jelly & Honey (2012 formulation) is 4.
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
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) OIL
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (MELISSA ESSENTIAL OIL)
Use restrictions, Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)None Identified
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA)None Identified
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA)None Identified
Data: Fair
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL PLANT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) EXTRACT
PELAGONIUM GRAVOLEONS (GERANIUM EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
METHYLSULFONYLMETHANE (MSM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PROPOLISNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
ROYAL JELLYNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA OIL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBARDENSIS LEAFT (ALOE VERA EXTRACT)
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
HONEYInnocuous
Data: Robust


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