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ARCONA MEN Restore - Peptide Anti-Wrinkle for Face & Eye Area AM/PM (2013 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ARCONA MEN Restore - Peptide Anti-Wrinkle for Face & Eye Area AM/PM (2013 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 ARCONA MEN Restore - Peptide Anti-Wrinkle for Face & Eye Area AM/PM (2013 formulation) is 2.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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

• 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)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-3
Appeared as: ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE 3 (ARGIRLINE)

None
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE
Appeared as: PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE (MATRIXYL)

None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7
Appeared as: PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE 7 (MATRIXYL 3000)

Limited
ACMELLA OLERACEA (SPILANTHES) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACMELLIA OLERACEA EXTRACT (GATULINE EXPRESSION)

Limited
FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDES
Appeared as: FRUCTOSE-OLIGOSACCHARIDE (SOLUBLE DIETARY FIBER) (D-BETA)

Limited
COFFEA ROBUSTA (CONGO COFFEETREE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ROBUSTA (COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT (GREEN COFFEE)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF POWDER (ORGANICALLY SOURCED)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
ALLANTOIN
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY ROOT)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
ASPARTIC ACID
Appeared as: L ASPARTIC ACID

None

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

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Glycerin, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Alcohol Denatured, Coco Caprylate/Caprate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Acetyl Hexapeptide 3 (Argirline), Palmitoyl Oligopeptide (Matrixyl), Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 7 (Matrixyl 3000), Acmellia Oleracea Extract (Gatuline Expression), Fructose-Oligosaccharide (Soluble Dietary Fiber) (D-beta), Coffea Robusta (Coffee) Seed Extract (Green Coffee), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Powder (Organically Sourced), Xanthan Gum, Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Carbomer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dicaprylyl Ether, Polysorbate 20, L Aspartic Acid, Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol

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