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Skin + Pharmacy Advanced Anti-Aging Therapy Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin + Pharmacy Advanced Anti-Aging Therapy Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 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 Skin + Pharmacy Advanced Anti-Aging Therapy Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

None

None

Fair

Fair

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None

Limited
MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA OLEIFERA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

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:

 Water, Glycerin, Caprylyl/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Glyceryl Oleate Citrate, Polyacrylamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Yeast Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide- 7, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Allyl Methacrylates Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Phenyl Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Steareth-20, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, PVM/MA Copolymer, Carbopol, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Ethylhexylglycerin.

Directions from packaging:

 After cleansing with Hydrating Cleanser, apply a small amount of Hydrating Eye Cream under and around the delicate eye area, gently patting with fingertip until absorbed. For best results, use morning and night.

Warnings from packaging:

 Discontinue use if signs of irritation develop. Keep out of reach of children. For external use only.

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