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Hydroxatone Hydrolyze Advanced Under Eye Formula (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hydroxatone Hydrolyze Advanced Under Eye Formula (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 Hydroxatone Hydrolyze Advanced Under Eye Formula (2014 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2014

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
GLUCOSAMINE HCL
Appeared as: GLUCOSAMINE HCI

Fair

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BOX HOLLY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BUTCHERBROOM) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA (HYDROCOTYL) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATES/C10 30 ALKYL ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• 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, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Stearate, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) Extract, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Ceteareth 20, Glucosamine HCI, Pisum sativum (Pea) Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Leaf/Stem Extract, Isopropyl Myristate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Glycerin, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Steareth 20, Dipeptide 2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 7, Butylene Glycol, Panthenol, Escin, Ruscus Aculeatus (Butcherbroom) Root Extract, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Centella Asiatica (Hydrocotyl) Root Extract, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl, Butylcarbamate, Triethanolamine, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylates Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate

Directions from packaging:

For maximum benefit use morning and evening. Apply gently under eyes in the morning and on the skin area surrounding the eyes in the evening. Use alone or under makeup.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of eyes. Stop use if irritation occurs. Keep away from children.

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