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Murad Resurgence Age-Diffusing Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Murad Resurgence Age-Diffusing Serum (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 Murad Resurgence Age-Diffusing Serum (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_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)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

Limited

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

Limited
DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACT (WILD YAM)

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA STEROL (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) FLOWER EXTRACT (CLOVER)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

None
ORRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-3 (MATRIXYL)
Appeared as: PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE 3

Limited
LENTINUS EDODES (SHIITAKE MUSHROOM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LENTINUS EDODES (SHIITAKE) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT (OAT)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL (ROSEWOOD)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS AMARA (BITTER ALMOND) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS AMARA KERNEL OIL (BITTER ALMOND)

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

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Oleyl Alcohol, Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract (Wild Yam), Glycine Soja Sterol (Soybean), Glycerin, Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower Extract (Clover), Lecithin, Butylene Glycol, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Glycine Soja Protein (Soybean), Panthenol, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 3, Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake) Extract, Polyquaternium 51, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (Oat), Serenoa Serrulata (Saw Palmetto) Fruit Extract, Cetyl Phosphate, Sorbitan Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Amino Methyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Orange) Oil (Orange), Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil (Tangerine), Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Oil (Rosewood), Prunus Amygdalus Amara Kernel Oil (Bitter Almond), Barosma Betulina Leaf Oil, Glycine Soja Oil (Soybean)

Directions from packaging:

Every day after cleansing, massage a thin layer over face, neck and chest. For optimal results, follow with a Resurgence? moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:

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

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