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biopelle Auriderm Vanishing Gel (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the biopelle Auriderm Vanishing Gel (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 biopelle Auriderm Vanishing Gel (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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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)

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
PHYTONADIONE EPOXIDE
Appeared as: PHYTONADIONE EPOXIDE HEXANE (VITAMIN K OXIDE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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, SD Alcohol 39D, Ethoxydiglycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Propylene Glycol, Phytonadione Epoxide Hexane (Vitamin K Oxide), Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate/Acrylamide Copolymer, Polyisobutene, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Disodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing the skin apply Auriderm vanishing gel liberally to affected areas twice daily, morning and evening.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not apply to wounds or broken skin. Avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

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