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NUXE Creme Merveillance Enrichie Visible Expression Lines, Very Dry Skin (2013 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the NUXE Creme Merveillance Enrichie Visible Expression Lines, Very Dry Skin (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 NUXE Creme Merveillance Enrichie Visible Expression Lines, Very Dry Skin (2013 formulation) is 5.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

None

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

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)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYGLYCERIN

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA CAROTENE (VITAMIN A)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
CORYLUS AVELLANA (HAZEL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CORYLUS AVELLANA NUT OIL (CORYLUS AVELLANA HAZEL SEED OIL)

Limited

None
DIISOPROPYL DIMER DILINOLEATE
Appeared as: DIISOSPROPYL DIMER DILINOLEATE

None

Fair
BORON NITRIDE
Appeared as: BORON NITRATE

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

None

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Appeared as: DEHYDROACETATE ACID

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

None
ACACIA DEALBATA FLOWER WAX
Appeared as: ACACIA DEALBATA SEED EXTRACT

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
1,10-DECANEDIOL
Appeared as: 1 10 DECANDIOL

Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) EXTRACT

None

None

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Octyldodecanol, Tribehenin PEG 20 Esters, Corylus Avellana Nut Oil (Corylus Avellana Hazel Seed Oil), Jojoba Esters, Dipropylene Glycol, Diisospropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Hydrolyzed Malt Extract, Boron Nitrate, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance), Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Tromethamine, Capryloyl Glycine, Glycol Palmitate, Polyisobutene, Carbomer, Citric Acid, Ethylhexyglycerin, Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide, Escin, Tristearin, Pentylene Glycol, Dehydroacetate Acid, Phytic Acid, Quercus Suber Bark Extract, Polysorbate 20, Acacia Dealbata Seed Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, 10 Hydroxydecanoic Acid, Sebacic Acid, Acetylated Glycol Stearate, Acmellia Oleracea Extract, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, 1, 10 Decandiol, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Potassium Sorbate, Beta Carotene (Vitamin A), Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Extract, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 7, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Linalool

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