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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Kerstin Florian Correcting Brightening Eye Creme

EWG scientists reviewed Kerstin Florian Correcting Brightening Eye Creme 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 Kerstin Florian Correcting Brightening Eye Creme is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
RETINYL PALMITATE (CARROT POLYPEPTIDE)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-40 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-20Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ IRON FERMENTDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACIDOccupational hazards
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER-3None Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7None Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDENone Identified
Data: None
SEA WATERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
CHRYSINNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
EVODIA RUTAECARPA FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ MAGNESIUM FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
N-HYDROXYSUCCINIMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
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