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indeed Laboratories pepta-bright (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG scientists reviewed the indeed Laboratories pepta-bright (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 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 indeed Laboratories pepta-bright (2014 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2014

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• 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)

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

None

None
DIMETHYLMETHOXY CHROMANOL
Appeared as: DIMETHYLMETHOXY CHROMANYL PALMITATE

None

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Capric Triglyceride, Caprylic, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Propanediol, Arachidyl Alcohol, Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine, Sodium Lactate, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Lactic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Octadecenedioic Acid, Polyacrylate-13, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanyl Palmitate, Nonapeptide-1, Sodium Hyaluronate, PEG-100 Stearate, Triethanolamine, Arachidyl Glucoside, Polysorbate 20, Phenoxyethanol, Polyisobutene, Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Dextran

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount morning and evening to the entire face after cleansing. Follow with moisturizer, and sunscreen in the AM.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes. If contact with eyes occurs rinse well with warm water..

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