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East Amber Cannabis Elixir Serum (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the East Amber Cannabis Elixir Serum (2017 formulation) product label collected on June 20, 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 East Amber Cannabis Elixir Serum (2017 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: June 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP (ROSA CANINA) OIL

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) OIL

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL

Limited

Limited
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) OIL
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (HELICHRYSUM) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SEED OIL

Limited
CORYLUS (HAZELNUT) OIL
Appeared as: HAZELNUT (CORYLUS AVELLANA) OIL

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) OIL
Appeared as: TAMANU (CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM) OIL

Limited
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY)
Appeared as: EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMLA) FRUIT

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E) OIL.

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Helichrysum Italicum (Helichrysum) Oil, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Seed Oil, Rosehip (Rosa Canina) Oil, Hazelnut (Corylus Avellana) Oil, Tamanu (Calophyllum Inophyllum) Oil, Emblica O fficinalis (Amla) Fruit, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Massage 5-7 drops of facial serum into clean face and neck, morning and night to tone skin, plump wrinkles, and heal blemishes. Ideal for all skin types.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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