Other ConcernsPersistence and bioaccumulation (moderate) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment is an extract of a fermentation product of saccharomyces inthe presence of copper ions.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|hair treatment/serum||17 products|
|hair styling aide||15 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||5 products|
|nail treatment||4 products|
|around-eye cream||3 products|
|styling gel/lotion||2 products|
|facial cleanser||2 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|CC cream||1 products|
|setting powder/spray||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
Enhanced skin absorption
|Absorbs into the skin||Open scientific literature|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlife||Canada PBTs - Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET)|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of respiratory toxicity||Scorecard.org Toxicity Information|
|One or more animal studies show classified as toxic effects at moderate doses (low dose studies may be unavailable for this ingredient)||EPA Toxic Release Inventory PBTs|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
- EC (Environment Canada). 1994. Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET). ARET substance list of persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals.
- ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
- EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1999. Toxics Release Inventory Program. PBT Chemical Rule.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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