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Andalou Naturals Super Goji Peptide Perfecting Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Super Goji Peptide Perfecting Cream (old formulation) product label collected on August 21, 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 Andalou Naturals Super Goji Peptide Perfecting Cream (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: August 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
GLYCERYL LAURATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL MONOLAURATE

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACAI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARONIA MELANOCARPA (BLACK CHOKEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARONIA BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY)
Appeared as: BEARBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BILBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BLACK ELDERBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOJI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEHIPS BERRY EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN BERRY EXTRACT

None
LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI) GLYCERITE
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI) GLYCOPEPTIDE

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

Fair

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: COQ10 (UBIQUINONE)

Limited

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBUS (GUAR) GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS EXTRACT

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
AGATHOSMA BETULINA (BUCHU) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: AGATHOSMA CAPENSIS (BUCHU) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Oil, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter, Fruit Stem Cells, BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Goji (Lycium Barbarum) Glycopeptide, Cucumber (Cucumis Sativa) Extract, Glyceryl Monolaurate, Resveratrol, CoQ10 (Ubiquinone), Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate), Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Allantoin, Guar (Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus) Gum, Borage (Borago Officinalis) Oil, Evening Primrose (Oenothera Biennis) Oil, White Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Extract , Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Buchu (Agathosma Capensis) Oil, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Daily. Apply to clean face and neck.

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