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Baxter of California Under-Eye Complex (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Baxter of California Under-Eye Complex (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 Baxter of California Under-Eye Complex (old formulation) is 3.

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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)

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

Robust

Limited

Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ CEREVISIAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA CELL EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT (GRAPE)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) OIL (ROSE HIPS)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
WILD PANSY EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANSY EXTRACT (VIOLA TRICOLOR)

None

Fair

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: BISABOLOL (L-ALPHA)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe Vera), Water (Aqua), C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Saccharomyces Cerevisia Cell Extract, Sclerotium Gum, Cetearyl Alcohol, Steareth 20, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 3, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba), Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Cetearyl Glucoside, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (Grape), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Oil (Rose Hips), Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Pansy Extract (Viola Tricolor), Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Hydroxysuccinimide, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Helianthus Annuus Oil (Hybrid Sunflower), Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Dipeptide 2, Chrysin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Bisabolol (L-Alpha), Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben

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