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Garnier Ultra-Lift 2-In-1 Wrinkle Reducer Serum & Moisturizer For Wrinkles & Firming (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Ultra-Lift 2-In-1 Wrinkle Reducer Serum & Moisturizer For Wrinkles & Firming (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 Garnier Ultra-Lift 2-In-1 Wrinkle Reducer Serum & Moisturizer For Wrinkles & Firming (old formulation) is 7.

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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 HIGH

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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Robust

Limited

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Glyceryl Stearate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Triethanolamine, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Carbomer, Phenoxyethanol, Silica, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Panthenol, Cetyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Extract, Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Retinyl Linoleate, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Polyisobutene, Fragrance, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Polysorbate 20

Directions from packaging:

For best results, use after cleansing. Gently pump a small amount onto fingers and massage into face and neck until thoroughly absorbed. For best results, use twice a day.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not freeze or store at high temperatures.

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