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SeneDerm DayTime Moisturizer, Oily to Acne (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SeneDerm DayTime Moisturizer, Oily to Acne (2017 formulation) 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 DayTime Moisturizer, Oily to Acne (2017 formulation) is 6.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
OXYBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-3

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Good

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
UREA
Appeared as: SYNTHETIC UREA

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

None
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER
Appeared as: AMMONIUM ACRYLOYDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA SEED OIL

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

Limited

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None
HYDROLYZED CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED CEASALPINIA SPINOSA GUM

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL

Fair

None

Limited

None

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER | AQUA | EAU

Fair

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredient Salicylic Acid 1%, Inactive Ingredients: Algae Extract, Ammonium Acryloydimethyltaurate/vp Copolymer, Arginine, Benzophenone-3, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Ceteth-10 Phosphate, Cetyl Palmitate, Coffea Arabica Seed Oil, Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract, Dicetyl Phosphate, Dimethicone, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Fragrance, Glucosamine Hcl, Glycereth-26, Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Ceasalpinia Spinosa Gum, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Orchis Morio Flower Extract, Panthenol, Persea Gratissima Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sorbitan Olivate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tetrapeptide-21, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tripeptide-1, Synthetic Urea, Water | Aqua | Eau, Yeast Extract, Zingiber Officinale Root Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to face and neck in the morning, after cleansing thoroughly. If excessive drying or peeling occurs, start with one application daily, gradually increase to twice daily, or as directed by a doctor.

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