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SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals COOL LYCHEE WA+ intensely hydrating mask (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals COOL LYCHEE WA+ intensely hydrating mask (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 COOL LYCHEE WA+ intensely hydrating mask (old formulation) is 3.

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 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
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

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (GIANT KNOTWEED) EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI BERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

None
LITCHI CHINENSIS PERICARP (LYCHEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LITCHI CHINENSIS PERICARP (LITCHEE) EXTRACT

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSIONFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

None
HYDROLYZED GARCINIA MANGOSTANA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GARCINIA MANGOSTANA (MANGOSTEEN) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
VITEX AGNUS CASTUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITEX AGNUS CASTUS (CASTICIN) EXTRACT

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
GLUCURONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCURONOLACTONE (D)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

None
MENTHYL LACTATE
Appeared as: MENTHYL LACTATE (L)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, Polygonum Cuspidatum (Giant Knotweed) Extract, Lycium Barbarum (Goji Berry) Fruit Extract, Litchi Chinensis Pericarp (Litchee) Extract, Passiflora Incarnata (Passionflower) Flower Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Fruit Extract, Vitex Agnus Castus (Casticin) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil*, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Squalane, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocopherol (D-alpha), Glucuronolactone (D), Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Allantoin, Caprylyl Glycol, Tocotrienols, Lecithin, Cyclodextrin, Vanillin, Xanthan Gum, Menthyl Lactate (L), Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Phytic Acid, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol. *USDA Certified Organic NOP. Phthalate free.

Directions from packaging:

Using a spatula (to avoid contamination), scoop out a small amount and apply to face and neck using gentle upward movements. Leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. May be used as often as desired. Use on cleansed skin, alone or in combination with serums as part of your daily home treatment program.

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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