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L'Occitane Immortelle Precious Night Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Occitane Immortelle Precious Night Cream (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 L'Occitane Immortelle Precious Night Cream (old formulation) is 7.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

Cancer (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
Biochemical or cellular level changes (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PERFUME (FRAGRANCE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited
SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (SOURCE OLIVE OIL)

Limited

Limited

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (EVENING PRIMROSE)

Limited

Limited

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS) SEED OIL

Limited
GENTIANA LUTEA (YELLOW GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GENTIANA LUTEA EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SATIVA (GREEN TEA) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARUM PETROSELINUM (PARSLEY) EXTRACT (PARSLEY)

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED EXTRACT (SUNFLOWER)

Limited

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT (RASPBERRY)

Limited
CITRUS UNSHIU (SATSUMA MANDARIN) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS UNSHIU PEEL EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

None

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) EXRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Appeared as: DEHYDROACETATE ACID

• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Glycerin, Cyclomethicone, Squalane (source Olive Oil), Cetearyl Alcohol, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Oenothera Biennis Oil (Evening Primrose), Butylene Glycol, Stearyl Alcohol, Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil, Gentiana Lutea Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Camellia Sativa (Green Tea) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Glucoside, Echium Lycopsis Fruit Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Extract, Carum Petroselinum (Parsley) Extract (Parsley), Helianthus Annuus Seed Extract (Sunflower), Sucrose Palmitate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract (Raspberry), Glyceryl Linoleate, Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract, Perfume (Fragrance), Octyldodecanol, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum, Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Hydrogenated Coco Glycerides, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract (Grapefruit), Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Polyacrylamide, C13 14 Isoparaffin, PEG 100 Stearate, Laureth 7, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetate Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hexylcinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Citral

Directions from packaging:

Apply every evening, after cleansing the skin, to the face and neck, using gentle massaging movements. Suitable for all skin types.

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