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Avene Hydrance Instense Rehydrating Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avene Hydrance Instense Rehydrating Serum product label collected on October 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 Avene Hydrance Instense Rehydrating Serum is 4.

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Data last updated: October 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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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)

Good

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AVENE THERMALE SPRING WATER (AVENE AQUA)

Limited

None

None

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
C12-20 ALKYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: C12-20 ALKYL GLUOSIDE

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Avene Thermale Spring Water (Avene Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isocetyl Stearoyl Stearate, Triethylhexanoin, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Methyl Gluceth-20, Benzoic Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, C12-20 Alkyl Gluoside, C14-22 Alcohols, Carbomer, Disodium Edta, Fragrance (Parfum), Polyglyceryl-10 Myristate, Sodium Hydroxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Water (Aqua)

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