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SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals DAY CARE+ protective day moisturizer (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals DAY CARE+ protective day moisturizer (old formulation) product label collected on June 25, 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 SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals DAY CARE+ protective day moisturizer (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: June 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM (NATURAL).

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

Fair

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

Fair

None

Fair

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (D-ALPHA)

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

Limited
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES
Appeared as: GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT OIL

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL

None
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI) EXTRACT

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

Limited
ERGOTHIONEINE
Appeared as: ERGOTHIONEINE(L)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ALEXANDRIAN SENNA) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE

Limited
GLUCURONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCURONOLACTONE (D)

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: BISABOLOL (L-ALPHA)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
GLUCOSAMINE HCL
Appeared as: GLUCOSAMINE HCI (D)

None
D-BETA-FRUCTAN
Appeared as: FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDES (D-BETA)

None

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ADENOSINE
Appeared as: ADENOSINE (D)

Fair

Fair
GLUTATHIONE
Appeared as: GLUTATHIONE (L)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Glyceryl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetyl Alcohol, Squalane, Stearic Acid, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Perfluorodecalin, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water,Glycerin, Gluconolactone, Yeast Amino Acids, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil*, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate (L), Tocopheryl Acetate (D-alpha), Ergothioneine(L), Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Benzimidazole Diamond Amidoethyl Urea Carbamoyl Propyl Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Zinc Oxide,Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Cassia Angustifolia Seed Polysaccharide, Glucuronolactone (D), Glyceryl Isostearate, Bisabolol (L-alpha), Glucosamine HCI (D), Fructooligosaccharides (D-beta), Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Carnitine (L), Acetyl Cysteine, Adenosine (D), Adenine, Glutathione (L), Alcohol Denat., Xanthan Gum, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Phytic Acid, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance/Parfum (Natural). *USDA Certified Organic NOP. Phthalate free.

Directions from packaging:

Use daily. Pump a small amount of the Day Care+ moisturizer onto your fingertips and gently apply over entire face (don't forget to include your neck!). May also be used in combination with Sircuit Soleil+ self bronzer or with your foundation for an extra smooth application. Day Care+ is non-comedogenic.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Please avoid contact with eyes and keep out of the reach of children.

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