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Murad Resurgence Renewing Eye Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Murad Resurgence Renewing Eye 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 Murad Resurgence Renewing Eye Cream (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS UNSHIU PEEL EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

Limited

Limited

Fair
BORON NITRIDE
Appeared as: BORON NITRATE

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None
PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-3 (MATRIXYL)
Appeared as: PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE 3

None
ORRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACT (WILD YAM)

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA STEROL (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) FLOWER EXTRACT (CLOVER)

Limited

Limited
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER (MANGO)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (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 Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Tricaprylyl Citrate, Butylene Glycol, Bis Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate 2, Jojoba Esters, Pentylene Glycol, Boron Nitrate, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Glycine Soja Protein (Soybean), Glycerin, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 3, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract (Wild Yam), Glycine Soja Sterol (Soybean), Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower Extract (Clover), Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract, Retinal, Polyquaternium 51, Serenoa Serrulata (Saw Palmetto) Fruit Extract, Oenothera Biennis Oil (Evening Primrose), Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil, Dipeptide 2, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter (Mango), Dimethicone, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Cetyl Phosphate, Oleyl Alcohol, Steareth 20, Carbomer, Lecithin, Polysorbate 20, Amino Methyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Silica, Titanium Dioxide, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Iron Oxides

Directions from packaging:

-After daily cleansing and toning, gently pat a small amount onto the brow bone and beneath the eye.-For optimal results, follow with Resurgence® day or night moisturizer.

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