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TonyMoly The White Tea Brightening Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the TonyMoly The White Tea Brightening Lotion product label collected on December 08, 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 TonyMoly The White Tea Brightening Lotion is 2.

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Data last updated: December 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NP (CERAMIDE 3)

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Robust

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Dipropylene Glycol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Glycerin, Cyclomethicone, Niacinamide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Seed Extract, Phytosphingosine, Ceramide NP(Ceramide 3), 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Carbomer, Betaine, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Water, Butylene Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Disodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

After applying the essence, gently apply an appropriate amount to the skin along the skin’s texture, and pat your skin to enhance absorption.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if signs of irritation and/or rash appear.

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