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Alba Botanica Even Advanced Sea Lipids Daily Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alba Botanica Even Advanced Sea Lipids Daily Cream product label collected on July 28, 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 Alba Botanica Even Advanced Sea Lipids Daily Cream is 5.

Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM).

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMUIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA (LINNAEUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT

Limited
ULVA LACTUCA (SEA LETTUCE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ULVA LACTUCA EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

None

Fair

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: SODIUM STEAROYL GLUAMATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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.

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:

Aqua (Water), Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Arnica Montana Flower Extract(1), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract(1), Chondrus Crispus Extract(1), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract(1), Cucumuis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Enteromorpha Compressa Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Ulva Lactuca Extract(1), Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Allantoin, Ascorbic Acid, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Citric Acid, Diacetyl Boldine, Erythritol, Homarine HCL, Panthenol, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium PCA, Sodium Stearoyl Gluamate, Sorbitol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Alcohol(1), Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum). (1)Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

To Use: Apply to clean face and neck twice a day.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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