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StriVectin-EV Get Even Brightening Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the StriVectin-EV Get Even Brightening Serum (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 StriVectin-EV Get Even Brightening Serum (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
GALAXOLIDE
Appeared as: HEXAMETHYLINDANOPYRAN

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None
LEMON EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Myristyl Nicotinate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Isostearyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, Nylon 12, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Butylene Glycol Cocoate, Squalane, Betaine, Dipropylene Glycol, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Dimethicone, Panthenol, Methyl Gluceth 20, PEG 11 Methyl Ether Dimethicone, Hexylresorcinol, Potassium Hydroxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Bis PEG 18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polysilicone 11, Sodium Bisulfite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ethylcellulose, Citric Acid, D Limonene, Sodium Hyaluronate, Disodium EDTA, Decyl Glucoside, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Hexamethylindanopyran, Isopropyl Myristate

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