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Absolute Care - Natural Solutions Safe & Active Night Cream (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Absolute Care - Natural Solutions Safe & Active Night Cream (2014 formulation) product label collected on May 29, 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 Absolute Care - Natural Solutions Safe & Active Night Cream (2014 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: May 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

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
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Fair

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCUNIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUBUS FRUITICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

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

Fair

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

None

Limited

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:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Isopropyl Myristate, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Squalane, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Plankton Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Artemia Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Water, Sodium Hyaluronate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Methylpropanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenylpropanol, Alcohol, Vaccunium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Rubus Fruiticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Saccharide Isomerate, Propanediol, Allantoin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Isoamyl Cocoate, EDTA, Cetearyl Alcohol.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to cleansed skin with gentle patting motions before sleeping time.

Warnings from packaging:

*Use this cosmetic product only for the purpose it was intended for and according to the use instructions. Store in a cool and dry place.

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