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Kinerase Pro & Therapy C8 Peptide Under Eye Treatment (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kinerase Pro & Therapy C8 Peptide Under Eye Treatment (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 Kinerase Pro & Therapy C8 Peptide Under Eye Treatment (old formulation) is 3.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

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)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (MONTANA FLOWER) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN

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

Robust

None

Fair
N6-FURFURYLADENINE
Appeared as: KINETIN

Limited

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

None

Limited
RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BOX HOLLY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BUTCHER'S BROOM) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT (HORSE CHESTNUT)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ CEREVISIAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA CELL EXTRACT

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA (RHODIOLA ROSEA) ROOT EXTRACT

None
HYDROXYLAURYL/ HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE
Appeared as: BETAINE (SUGAR BEET)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: BENTYLENE GLYCOL

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

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Purified), Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Acetyl Octapeptide 3, Kinetin, Zeatin, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Arnica Montana (Montana Flower) Extract, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Nymphaea Coerulea Flower Extract, Ruscus Aculeatus (Butcher's Broom) Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Panthenol, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract (Horse Chestnut), Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Saccharomyces Cerevisia Cell Extract, Rhodiola (Rhodiola Rosea) Root Extract, Betaine (Sugar Beet), Disodium EDTA, BHT, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexl Glycerin, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Bentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol

Directions from packaging:

Apply morning and evening to skin adjacent to and beneath the eye area. For optimal results, follow-up with your favorite Kinerase Pro+Therapy moisturizer. Store below 25° C (77° F).

Warnings from packaging:

For topical dermatological use only. For external use only. If irritation occurs, wash product off, discontinue use and consult a physician. Avoid getting product into eyes.

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