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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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RoC Protient Fortify Lift & Define Eye Cream (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed RoC Protient Fortify Lift & Define Eye Cream (2009 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 RoC Protient Fortify Lift & Define Eye Cream (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL MEAMultiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COPPER GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TYROSINEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED WHEAT GLUTENNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASPARTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
NEORUSCOGENINNone Identified
Data: Limited
RUSCOGENINNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1None Identified
Data: None
ISONONYL ISONONANOATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
NYLON-12None Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
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