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Zirh Platinum Total Recharge, Retexturizing Facial Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Zirh Platinum Total Recharge, Retexturizing Facial Serum (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 Zirh Platinum Total Recharge, Retexturizing Facial Serum (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
BHT

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

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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

Limited

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• 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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

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

Limited

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (DERIVED FROM OLIVE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CERAMIDE 2
Appeared as: CERAMIDE COMPLEX 2

Limited
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) STEROL
Appeared as: RAPESEED STEROL

None

None

None

None

Limited
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT (WATERMELON)

Limited
ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA (LINNAEUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (RIBWORT PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA ROOT EXTRACT (LICORICE)

Limited
HORDEUM DISTICHON (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM DISTICHON EXTRACT (BARLEY)

Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT (TOMATO)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT GERM) EXTRACT (WHEAT)

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

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

None

Limited

Fair

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

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: BISABOLOL (L-ALPHA)

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Limited
CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE (VITAMIN B5)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN

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

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetracaprylate/Tetracaprate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Isohexadecane, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Dimethicone, Squalane (derived from Olive), Tribehenin, Acrylamide Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Ceramide Complex 2, PEG 10, Rapeseed Sterol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Dipeptide 5 Diaminobutyloyl Hydroxythreonine, Palmitoyl Dipeptide 5 Diaminohydroxybutyrate, Saccharide Isomerate, Citrullus Vulgaris (Watermelon) Fruit Extract (Watermelon), Enteromorpha Compressa Extract, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Pullulan, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract (Licorice), Hordeum Distichon Extract (Barley), Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract (Tomato), Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Extract (Wheat), Saccharomyces Cerevisia Cell Extract, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Ceramide 3, Hexyldecanol, Teprenone, Phospholipids, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Hydroxypropyl Trimonium Hyaluronate, Urea, Panthenol, Bisabolol (L-Alpha), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Lactate, Magnesium Lactate, Sodium Citrate, Glucose, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexl Glycerin, Citric Acid, BHT, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Trisodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

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