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Perricone MD High Potency Eye Lift (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Perricone MD High Potency Eye Lift (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 Perricone MD High Potency Eye Lift (old formulation) is 2.

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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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair
DIMETHYL MEA
Appeared as: DIMETHYL MEA (DMAE)

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

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

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL

Limited
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EMBLICA OFFICINALIS FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
PINUS PINASTER (MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS PINASTER BARK EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Squalane, Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine, Phosphatidylcholine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Benzyl Alcohol, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Calophyllum Tacamahaca (Tamanu) Seed Oil, Emblica Officinalis Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Resveratrol, Pinus Pinaster Bark Extract, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocotrienols, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Disodium EDTA, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinone, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Steareth-20, Tocopherol, Copper Gluconate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Astaxanthin, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5, Dipeptide-2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7.

Directions from packaging:

Dr. Perricone recommends gently applying to the eye area and upper brow both morning and evening, paying particular attention to the muscle around the eye for ultimate lifting benefits.

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