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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Bliss The Youth As We Know It anti aging eye cream (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Bliss The Youth As We Know It anti aging eye 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 Bliss The Youth As We Know It anti aging eye cream (2013 formulation) is 6.
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
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-75 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARETH-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
CETETH-20Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
BARIUM SULFATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE 2None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LEMON EKISU
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT/LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7None Identified
Data: None
CHRYSINNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-51None Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMINOBUTYRIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
N-HYDROXYSUCCINIMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
TREHALOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SACCHAROMYCES/ LYSATE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
DEHYDROACETATE ACID
Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALT
SEA WATER (MARIS AQUA)
Innocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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