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SeneDerm Evening Moisturizers, Oily to Acne (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SeneDerm Evening Moisturizers, 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 Evening Moisturizers, Oily to Acne (2017 formulation) is 5.

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

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Good
UREA
Appeared as: SYNTHETIC UREA

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

Limited

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

None

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER | AQUA | EAU

Limited

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

None

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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:

Active Ingredient Salicylic Acid 1%, Inactive Ingredients: Water | Aqua | Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii, Glycereth-26, Persea Gratissima Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Tetrapeptide-21, Glucosamine Hcl, Orchis Morio Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract, Zingiber Officinale Root Extract, Salix Alba Bark Extract, Algae Extract, Yeast Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Ceasalpinia Spinosa Gum, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Arginine, Sorbitan Palmitate, Bisabolol, Synthetic Urea, Ammonium, Acryloydimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Dimethicone, Ceteth-10 Phosphate, Dicetyl Phosphate, Cetyl Palmitate, Tetrasodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance.

Directions from packaging:

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

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