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Naturopathica Vitamin C Revitalizing Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Naturopathica Vitamin C Revitalizing Lotion product label collected on December 07, 2018 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 Naturopathica Vitamin C Revitalizing Lotion is 3.

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Data last updated: December 2018

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (BLOOD ORANGE) PEEL OIL

• 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
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) BUD/PETALS EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID/ORANGE/CITRUS LIMON/CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA POLYPEPTIDE

None
PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUERARIA LOBATA SYMBIOSOME EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

 Water/Aqua/Eau, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Squalane, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water, Ascorbic Acid/Orange/Citrus Limon/Citrus Aurantifolia Polypeptide, Pueraria Lobata Symbiosome Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Avena Sativa (Oat) Bran Extract, Glycoproteins, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Nut Butter, Phospholipids, Superoxide Dismutase, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Sclerotium Gum, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Bud/Petals Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Blood Orange) Peel Oil, Tilia Cordata (Linden) Flower/Leaf Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, P-Anisic Acid, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Gently smooth a pea size amount over face and neck using upward and outward movements. Apply morning and night over serum or after treatment for best results.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from eyes. If contact occurs, rinse with water. Stop use and consult doctor if rash or irritation persist.

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