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Data available:
 
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Data last updated:
July 2013

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Borghese Insta-Firm Platinum Advanced Wrinkle Relaxer

EWG scientists reviewed Borghese Insta-Firm Platinum Advanced Wrinkle Relaxer 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 Insta-Firm Platinum Advanced Wrinkle Relaxer is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
POLYACRYLAMIDEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SILICATEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDSOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED COLLAGENOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8
ACETYLATED HEXAPEPTIDE 8
None Identified
Data: None
PULLULANNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ADENOSINE 5'-(TETRAHYDROGEN TRIPHOSPHATE), SODIUM SALT
ADENOSINE 5' TRIPHOSPHATE DISODIUM SALT (ATP)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALTInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer