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Kinerase C8 Under Eye Treatment (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kinerase C8 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 C8 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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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)

Limited

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

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
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair
N6-FURFURYLADENINE
Appeared as: KINETIN (N6-FURFURYLADENINE)

None

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

Fair
CHITIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHITIN

Limited
OAT BETA GLUCAN
Appeared as: BETA GLUCAN (OAT FLOUR)

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

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

Fair

Limited

None

None

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS SEED EXTRACT (APPLE)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) FLOWER EXTRACT (LEAF/STEM)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA (PAPYA) FRUIT EXTRACT (PAPAYA)

None
ORRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: BENTYLENE GLYCOL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

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:

Purified Water, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Kinetin (N6-furfuryladenine), Acetyl Octapeptide 3, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Chitin, Beta Glucan (Oat Flour), Saccharomyces Cerevisia Cell Extract, Rhodiola (Rhodiola Rosea) Root Extract, N Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 7, Pyrus Malus Seed Extract (apple), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (green tea), PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Flower Extract (leaf/stem), Carica Papaya (Papya) Fruit Extract (papaya), Iris Florentina Root Extract, Betaine (Sugar Beet), Bentylene Glycol, Steareth 20, Hexyldecanol, BHT, Butylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexl Glycerin

Directions from packaging:

Apply morning and/or evening to skin surrounding the eye area. For optimal results follow-up with your favorite Kinerase moisturizer. Store below 25°C (77°F).

Warnings from packaging:

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

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