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Amazonia Potent Cell Renewal Nightly Rejuvenation Treatment (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Amazonia Potent Cell Renewal Nightly Rejuvenation Treatment (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 21, 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 Amazonia Potent Cell Renewal Nightly Rejuvenation Treatment (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF POWDER EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) WATER
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA DISTILLATE

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE EXTRACT

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

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CARAPA GUAIANENSIS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARAPA GUIANENSIS SEED OIL

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: L-LACTIC ACID

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE)
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

None
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Fair

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:

Lavandula Angustifolia Distillate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Extract, Salix Nigra Bark Extract, Carapa Guianensis Seed Oil, L-Lactic Acid, Glyceryl Monostearate, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Propanediol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Virola Sebifera Nut Oil, Ubiquinone, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Extract, Bisabolol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum.

Directions from packaging:

Apply nightly, after toner has dried. Massage a thin layer into skin, avoiding the eye area. If skin becomes sensitive, switch to every other night or stop using any other exfoliants.

Warnings from packaging:

Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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