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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Phytomer Puffiness Decreasing Eye Gel (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Phytomer Puffiness Decreasing Eye Gel (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 Phytomer Puffiness Decreasing Eye Gel (2013 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYL GALLATEOccupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
None Identified
Data: None
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGONUM FAGOPYRUM SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA STOECHAS EXTRACT
LAVANDULA STOECHAS (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
MARIS AQUANone Identified
Data: None
METHYL DIISOPROPYL PROPIONAMIDE
METHYL DIIOSOPROPYL PROPIONAMIDE
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: None
LIMONIUM NARBONESE FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
LIMONIUM NARBONESE EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
SALICORNIA HERBACEA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
HEXAPEPTIDE-10None Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL (APRICOT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLEATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ISOHEXADECANEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALTInnocuous
Data: Robust


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