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Vichy Laboratoires Neovadiol Elixir Precious Replenishing Facial Oil Concentrate (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Vichy Laboratoires Neovadiol Elixir Precious Replenishing Facial Oil Concentrate (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 Vichy Laboratoires Neovadiol Elixir Precious Replenishing Facial Oil Concentrate (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL (RICE BRAN OIL)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE

None

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OIL (SAFFLOWER SEED OIL)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None
CAPSICUM ANNUUM FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAPSICUM ANNUUM EXTRACT (CAPSICUM ANNUUM FRUIT EXTRACT)

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Capric Triglyceride, Caprylic, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea Butter), Oryza Sativa Bran Oil (Rice Bran Oil), Carthamus Tinctorius Oil (Safflower Seed Oil), BHT, Tocopherol, Capsicum Annuum Extract (Capsicum Annuum Fruit Extract), Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Can be used alone, used along with other skincare or as a replumping mask. Find 3 ways to apply inside (package).Store away from light.

Warnings from packaging:

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/.

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