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Data last updated:
July 2013

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La Roche-Posay Pore-Refining Anti-Wrinkle Serum

EWG scientists reviewed La Roche-Posay Pore-Refining Anti-Wrinkle Serum 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 La Roche-Posay Pore-Refining Anti-Wrinkle Serum is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
PEG-30 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
GLYCOLIC ACIDUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-26-BUTETH-26Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLPIPERAZINE ETHANE SULFONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
P-ANISIC ACIDMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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