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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Borghese Siero Intensivo Intensive Firming Serum (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Borghese Siero Intensivo Intensive Firming 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 Borghese Siero Intensivo Intensive Firming Serum (old formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CHOLECALCIFEROLOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PEG-16 SOY STEROLUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
LACTIC ACIDUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
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
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
STEARETH-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
MALEIC ACIDOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
None Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT)None Identified
Data: Fair
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
GINSENG (PANAX GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
UBIQUINONENone Identified
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCOPROTEINSNone Identified
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
ZEA MAYS (CORN) (CORN OIL)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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