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c (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the c (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 c (old formulation) is 4.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Limited
DIMETHYL MEA
Appeared as: DIMETHYL MEA (DMAE) (DMAE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
SORBIC ACID
Appeared as: SORBIC ACID (A PRESERVATIVE)

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

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair
TYROSINE
Appeared as: L TYROSINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENIS (PALM) OIL (PALM)

Limited
TOCOTRIENOLS
Appeared as: TOCOTRIENOL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

None
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8
Appeared as: ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE 8 (NEUROPEPTIDE)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Isopropyl Palmitate, Taurine, Cetearyl Alcohol, L Tyrosine, Phosphatidylcholine, Ceteareth 20, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE) (DMAE), Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Pyridoxine HCl, Disodium EDTA, Elaeis Guineenis (Palm) Oil (Palm), Tocotrienol, Sorbic Acid (A Preservative), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Acetyl Hexapeptide 8 (Neuropeptide), Parfum (Fragrance)

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