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System JO Maximizer Shaping Cream (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the System JO Maximizer Shaping Cream (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 System JO Maximizer Shaping Cream (2014 formulation) is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
Limited

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

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: RICE BRAN (ORYZA SATIVA) OIL

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair

None
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

None

None

Fair

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

None

None
ANEMARRHENA ASPHODELOIDES ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANEMARRHENA ASPHODELOIDES (ZHI MU) RHIZOME EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) OIL
Appeared as: ACAI (EUTERPE OLERACEA) (PULP OIL)

None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) OIL
Appeared as: BABASSU (ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA) OIL

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYGLYCERIN

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

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.

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:

Purified Water, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil, Heptyl Undecylenate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Olivate, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide 12, Palmitoyl Tripeptide 1, Glycerin, Propanediol, Saccharide Isomerate, Anemarrhena Asphodeloides (Zhi Mu) Rhizome Extract, Maltodextrin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Beta Glucan, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Passiflora Edulis (Passion Fruit) Seed Oil, Rice Bran (Oryza Sativa) Oil, Acai (Euterpe Oleracea) (Pulp Oil), Babassu (Orbignya Oleifera) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexyglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

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