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Jack Black Protein Booster Eye Rescue (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Jack Black Protein Booster Eye Rescue (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 25, 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 Jack Black Protein Booster Eye Rescue (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER/EAU)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL EXTRACT

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

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

Fair
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PISUM SATIVUM EXTRACT

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL

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

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED OIL

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM SEED OIL

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED EXTRACT

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

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

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

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

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water/Eau), Glycerin, Myristyl Myristate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil*, Cetearyl Alcohol, Corn Starch Modified, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil*, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Pisum Sativum Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Oenothera Biennis Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil*, Punica Granatum Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annuus Seed Extract, Caffeine, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium PCA, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Octyldodecanol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, EDTA, Aminomethyl Propanol, Carbomer, Octyldodecanol, Glucosamine HCl, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Phenoxyethanol, Cyclopentasiloxane. *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

To use, morning and evening, apply a small amount to clean skin, patting gently and evenly around eye area, avoiding eyelids.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid direct eye contact. If product enters eyes, rinse with water.

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