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Provent Cellulex (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Provent Cellulex (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 Provent Cellulex (old formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2013

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: THEOPHYLLINE CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

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

Fair

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:

Water, Quaternium-18, Sorbitan Palmitate, Dimethyl Sulfone, Glyceryl Laurate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Panthenol, Propylene Glycol, Theophylline Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Caffeine, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Carnitine, Allantoin, Capric Acid, Isomerized Safflower Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Thioctic Acid, Triethanolamine, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate.

Directions from packaging:

Designed for everyday use. For best results, apply twice daily and combine with daily exercise. Lasting effects require continued use.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eye contact. For external use only.

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