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Perricone MD Cold Plasma Supersize (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Perricone MD Cold Plasma Supersize (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 Cold Plasma Supersize (old formulation) is 5.

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
  • 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
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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)

Limited
DIMETHYL MEA
Appeared as: DIMETHYL MEA (DMAE) (DMAE)

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
SORBIC ACID
Appeared as: SORBIC ACID (A PRESERVATIVE)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

Fair

Fair
TYROSINE
Appeared as: L TYROSINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair
DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID
Appeared as: DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID (DHA)

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

Limited

None
SACCHAROMYCES/ FERMENT
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT EXTRACT

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
TOCOTRIENOLS
Appeared as: TOCOTRIENOL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

None

None

Fair
ASTAXANTHIN
Appeared as: ASTAXANTHIN (HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Glycerin, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Phosphatidylcholine, Isopropyl Palmitate, L Tyrosine, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Oligopeptide 17, Ceteareth 20, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE) (DMAE), Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Glycolic Acid, Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Saccharomyces Ferment Extract, Elaeis Guineenis (Palm) Oil, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Tocotrienol, Copper Gluconate, Polysorbate 20, Sorbic Acid (A Preservative), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Acetyl Hexapeptide 8, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Astaxanthin (Haematococcus Pluvialis), Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 3

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