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KORRES Quercetin & Oak Age-Reversing Oil-Control Treatment (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the KORRES Quercetin & Oak Age-Reversing Oil-Control Treatment (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 KORRES Quercetin & Oak Age-Reversing Oil-Control Treatment (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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

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

Fair
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: SUCROSE (SUGAR)

Fair

Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: ARGININE (L ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE)

Limited

Fair

None

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN

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

Fair

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

None
MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

None

None

None

None

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Polyglyceryl 6 Distearate, Glycerin, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Triheptanoin, Dicaprylyl Ether, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Sucrose (Sugar), Alanine, Arginine (L Arginine Hydrochloride), Caprylyl Glycol, Cellulose Gum, Epilobium Fleischeri Extract, Ethylhexl Glycerin, Glyceryl Oleate, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Lecithin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mourera Fluviatilis Extract, Parfum/Fragrance, PCA, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Potato Starch Modified, Quercetin Caprylate, Quercus Robur Bark Extract, Serine, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Phytate, Threonine, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum

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