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Wei East Mandarin Orange Even Complexion Skin Tone Perfector (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Wei East Mandarin Orange Even Complexion Skin Tone Perfector (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 Wei East Mandarin Orange Even Complexion Skin Tone Perfector (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUMFRAGRANCE

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

None
LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE
Appeared as: LAURYL PEG-9 POLYMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES ( CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUAWATER

None

Limited

None

Robust

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (GAN CAO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT (CHINESE LICORICE)

Limited
MORUS ALBA (WHITE MULBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORUS ALBA (MULBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT

None
GENTIANA SCABRA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GENTIANA SCABRA ROOT EXTRACT (GENTIAN)

Limited

Limited

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AquaWater, Caprylyl Methicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Cyclomethicone, Lauryl PEG-9 Polymethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Talc, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Chloride, Citrus Reticulata Peel Extract (Mandarin Orange), Glycyrrhiza Uralensis Root Extract (Chinese Licorice), Morus Alba (Mulberry) Leaf Extract, Gentiana Scabra Root Extract (Gentian), Caprylyl Glycol, Laureth-7, Alumina, Methicone, Dimethicone, Benzoic Acid, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Potassium Hydroxide, ParfumFragrance, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, May Contain (+/-):, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides ( CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

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