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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2013

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Cover FX Skin Prep FX Nourishing Foundation Primer & Anti-Aging Serum (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Cover FX Skin Prep FX Nourishing Foundation Primer & Anti-Aging Serum (old 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 Cover FX Skin Prep FX Nourishing Foundation Primer & Anti-Aging Serum (old 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
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID
SALICYCLIC ACID
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
BIS-PEG/ PPG-14/ 14 DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
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
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
CITRUS AURANTIUM (NEROLI)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PHENYL METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7None Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
LINOLEIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LINOLENIC ACIDOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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