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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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iS Clinical White Lightening Complex (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed iS Clinical White Lightening Complex (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 iS Clinical White Lightening Complex (2012 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
PEG-8/ SMDI COPOLYMEROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT/LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
IMPERATA CYLINDRICA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
ALPHA-ARBUTINNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYPORUS UMBELLATUS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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