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Acure Organics Night Cream (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Organics Night Cream (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Acure Organics Night Cream (2014 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

None
EUTERPE OLERACEAE (ACAI) BERRY
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) BERRY

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE)
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS)

Limited

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

Limited
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS)
Appeared as: ASPALANTHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) (FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED)

Limited

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA AMERICANA (AVOCADO) OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Fair
GLUCOSE
Appeared as: GLUCOSE (SUGAR)

Fair

Fair
LACTOPEROXIDASE
Appeared as: LACTOPEROXIDASE (MILK AND SUGAR ENZYMES)

None
CHLORELLA PYRENOIDOSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA PYRENOIDOSA (CHLORELLA GROWTH FACTOR)

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)

None
MARRUBIUM VULGARE EXTRACT
Appeared as: MARRUBIUM VULGARE (WHITE HOREHOUND) STEM CELL CULTURE

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA STEM CELL CULTURE

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: FERMENTED RESVERATROL EXTRACT (PROBIOTIC)

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: COQ10

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT

None
ARGANIA SPINOSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) STEM CELL CULTURE

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS (LAVENDER) (ESSENTIAL OIL)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON)
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMONIUM (LEMON) OIL

Fair

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Curoxidant Blend (Organic), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Berry (Organic), Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) (Organic), Rosa Canina (Rosehips) (Organic), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) (Organic), Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) (Organic), Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) (Organic), Aspalanthus Linearis (Rooibos) (Fair Trade Certified Organic), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot Kernel) Oil, Persea Americana (Avocado) Oil, Vegetable Glycerine, Prunus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate (Vegetable Derived), Cetyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Glucose (Sugar), Glucose Oxidase, Lactoperoxidase (Milk and Sugar Enzymes), Chlorella Pyrenoidosa (Chlorella Growth Factor) (Organic), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil (Organic), Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Hypericum Perforatum (St. John's Wort) Oil, Marrubium Vulgare (White Horehound) Stem Cell Culture, Echinacea Stem Cell Culture, Fermented Resveratrol Extract (Probiotic), Argan Oil (Organic), CoQ10, Olive Leaf Extract, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Stem Cell Culture, Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender) (Essential Oil), Citrus Limonium (Lemon) Oil, Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean skin on face and neck at night. Sleep soundly. Awake happy!

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