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Mustela Intensive Action for Stretch Marks (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mustela Intensive Action for Stretch Marks (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Mustela Intensive Action for Stretch Marks (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

None

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
SOPHORA JAPONICA (JAPANESE PAGODA TREE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOPHORA JAPONICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Fair

None

Limited
LUPINUS ALBUS (WHITE LUPIN) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LUPINUS ALBUS SEED EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Di-C12-13 Alkyl Malate, Ethylhexyl Cocoate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Cetyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, Panthenol, Galactoarabinan, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, 1,2-Hexanediol, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Glyceryl Caprylate, PEG-75 Stearate, Sclerotium Gum, Ceteth-20, Steareth-20, Parfum (Fragrance), Xanthan Gum, Pentylene Glycol, Zinc Gluconate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sophora Japonica Fruit Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate, Cocoglycerides, Hydrolyzed Avocado Protein, Maltodextrin, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Citric Acid, Copper Gluconate, Lupinus Albus Seed Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Tocopherol.

Directions from packaging:

Recommended for Use: Apply locally on stretch marks, morning and evening, for 2 to 3 months. It is not recommended to apply the product on cesarean scars. May be applied on the bust. Compatible with breastfeeding (Normal rules of hygiene should be followed before breastfeeding). This high tolerance and hypoallergenic (Formulated to minimize the risk of allergic reactions.) product has been formulated to guarantee optimal safety for you and your baby.

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