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Skintifique Protective Cream HPS (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skintifique Protective Cream HPS (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 20, 2016 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 Skintifique Protective Cream HPS (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: May 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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:

Aqua (Water), Calcium Carbonate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Bisabolol, Ceteareth-20, Carbomer, Chlorphenesin, Tocopheryl Acetate

Directions from packaging:

This cream is specially formulated for people with sensitive of reactive skin. Some metals, such as Nickel and Chromium, found in common items (jewelry, watches, coins, clothes, leather) frequently cause skin irritation. Based on its exclusive technologies, Skintifique has developed a cream which captures these metals and hence protects the skin. This Protective cream also hydrates and soothes the skin. Only 12 ingredients, carefully selected to minimize risks of skin irritation. Tolerance tested. Apply as often as necessary on the exposed area. Clean with Skintifique's Cleanser P or rinse with water.

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