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SeneDerm SeneSerum-C

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SeneDerm SeneSerum-C product label collected on October 19, 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 SeneDerm SeneSerum-C is 6.

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Data last updated: October 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

None

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

None

Fair

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Limited
ORCHIS MASCULA (EARLY-PURPLE ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORCHIS MASCULA (FLOWER) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

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

None

None

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

Robust

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Biosaccharide Gum-4, Glycerin, Propanediol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Calcium Alginate, Gellan Gum, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Biosaccharide Gum-1, Vitis Vinifera (grape juice extract), Phenoxyethanol, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), DL Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Yeast Extract, Orchis Mascula (Flower Extract), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Seed Extract), Sodium Hyaluronate, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Arnica (Montana Flower Extract), Camellia Sinensis (Leaf Extract), Magnesium PCA, Copper PCA, Zinc PCA, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Healthy, younger-looking skin begins with SeneSerum-C in your beauty regimen. For nighttime use: Apply to clean, dry skin. Drop one to two SeneSerum-C droplets onto fingertips using the eyedropper. Massage gently around eye area, all over face and décolletage. Follow with SeneDerm Evening Moisturizer and SeneDerm EyeCrème. If using Climate Control, apply after Climate Control and prior to Evening Moisturizer.

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