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Acure Organics Day Cream, Chamomile & Carrot (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Organics Day Cream, Chamomile & Carrot (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Acure Organics Day Cream, Chamomile & Carrot (2014 formulation) is 2.

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (RED MANDARIN) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

None
EUTERPE OLERACEAE (ACAI) BERRY
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) BERRY

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE)
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS)

Limited

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

Limited
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS)
Appeared as: ASPALANTHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) (FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER (FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE SE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) INFUSION
Appeared as: INFUSION OF CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER (IN FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) STEM CELL CULTURE

None
MARRUBIUM VULGARE EXTRACT
Appeared as: MARRUBIUM VULGARE (WHITE HOREHOUND) STEM CELL CULTURE

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA STEM CELL CULTURE

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: FERMENTED RESVERATROL EXTRACT (PROBIOTIC)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: COQ10

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT

None
CHLORELLA PYRENOIDOSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA PYRENOIDOSA (CHLORELLA GROWTH FACTOR)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Curoxidant Blend (Organic), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Berry (Organic), Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) (Organic), Rosa Canina (Rosehips) (Organic), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) (Organic), Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) (Organic), Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) (Organic), Aspalanthus Linearis (Rooibos) (Fair Trade Certified Organic), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice (Organic), Cetearyl Alcohol, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (Fair Trade Certified Organic), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil (Organic), Glyceryl Stearate SE (Vegetable Derived), Vegetable Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil (Organic), Infusion of Organic Calendula Officinalis Flower (in Fair Trade Certified Organic Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil), Glucono Delta Lactone (Fermented Sugar), Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Stem Cell Culture, Marrubium Vulgare (White Horehound) Stem Cell Culture, Echinacea Stem Cell Culture, Fermented Resveratrol Extract (Probiotic), Argan Oil (Organic), CoQ10, Olive Leaf Extract, Chlorella Pyrenoidosa (Chlorella Growth Factor) (Organic), Citrus Reticulata (Red Mandarin) Oil, D Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil (Organic), Potassium Sorbate, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Bud Oil

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