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CVS Renewal Anti-Aging Eye Treatment Roller Pen (2013 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CVS Renewal Anti-Aging Eye Treatment Roller Pen (2013 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 CVS Renewal Anti-Aging Eye Treatment Roller Pen (2013 formulation) is 7.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035)
Appeared as: RED 40

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

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

Fair

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

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 (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

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

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)

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• 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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

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

None
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7
Appeared as: PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7 (AMINO PEPTIDE)

Limited

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT (CUCUMBER EXTRACT)

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

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

None

Fair

Good

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Polyethylene, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Propylene Glycol, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Caffeine, Butylene Glycol, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 (Amino Peptide), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract (Cucumber Extract), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Steareth-20, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Allantoin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water (Witch Hazel), Polysorbate 20, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Dipeptide-2, Polyacrylamide, Dimethiconol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, PEG 10 Dimethicone, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Carbomer, Titanium Dioxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Laureth-7, Alcohol, Ammonium Polyacrylate, Sodium Benzoate, PEG-100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Butylparaben, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Disodium EDTA, Isobutylparaben, Isohexadecane, PEG-40 Castor Oil, Yellow 5, Red 40.

Directions from packaging:

Gently roll under the eye from the inner corner to the outer corner, one or two times. Pat with finger to smooth and help excess be absorbed. Use daily, morning and night.

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