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skyn ICELAND Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the skyn ICELAND Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels (2017 formulation) product label collected on January 18, 2017 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 skyn ICELAND Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels (2017 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Fair

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/EAU/WATER

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT WATER

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

None
RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS CHAMEAMORUS (ARCTIC CLOUDBERRY) SEED OIL

None
OXYCOCCUS PALUSTRIS (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: OXYCOCCUS PALUSTRIS (ARCTIC CRANBERRY) SEED OIL

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

None
BUDDLEJA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUDDLEJA DAVIDII EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVE (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
SOY ACID
Appeared as: GLYCINE MAX (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
DIHYDROXYALUMINUM AMINOACETATE
Appeared as: ALUMINUM GLYCINATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/EAU/WATER, GLYCERIN, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, AGAR, POLYACRYLIC ACID, SODIUM POLYACRYLATE, ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT WATER*, NIACINAMIDE, ADENOSINE, RUBUS CHAMEAMORUS (ARCTIC CLOUDBERRY) SEED OIL, OXYCOCCUS PALUSTRIS (ARCTIC CRANBERRY) SEED OIL, CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT, XANTHAN GUM, CELLULOSE GUM, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, BUDDLEJA DAVIDII EXTRACT, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT, SUCROSE PALMITATE, GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS, DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVE (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT, GLYCINE MAX (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT†, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT, PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, POLYSORBATE 80, TARTARIC ACID, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT, ANEMARRHENA ASPHODELOIDES ROOT EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, PERFLUORODECALIN, ALUMINUM GLYCINATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CITRIC ACID, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE *Component of Icelandic Glacial Water †Contains Soy

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing, remove backing and apply gel side across the neck area for ten minutes. After treatment, gently peel away patch and follow with Angelica Line Smoother. Use once a week or whenever your neck needs a quick pick-me-up.

Warnings from packaging:

Safety of Use: Do not ingest. If product comes in contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with water.

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