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StriVectin-EV Get Even Spot Repair (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the StriVectin-EV Get Even Spot Repair (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 Spot Repair (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 MODERATE

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
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: D LIMONENE

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

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

None

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
GALAXOLIDE
Appeared as: HEXAMETHYLINDANOPYRAN

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

Limited
HEDIONE
Appeared as: METHYLDIHYDROJASMONATE

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Myristyl Nicotinate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Nylon 12, Glycerin, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Squalane, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Cyclohexasiloxane, Pentylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Methyl Gluceth 20, Betaine, Dipropylene Glycol, Hexylresorcinol, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Fruit Ferment Extract, Panthenol, Potassium Hydroxide, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Stearoxy Ether, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Trehalose, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, PEG/PPG 19/19 Dimethicone, Sodium Bisulfite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Methyl Stearoyl Taurate, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, D Limonene, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Hexamethylindanopyran, Isopropyl Myristate, Methyldihydrojasmonate

Directions from packaging:

Turn the base of the pen to dispense a small amount. Targeting stubborn spots, apply AM and PM after moisturizer. gently rub in. Follow with StriVectin SPF 30 in the day. Please note: When dispensing the product for the first time you may need to prime the product by clicking it three-five times.

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