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Belif Hungarian Water Essence (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Belif Hungarian Water Essence (old formulation) product label collected on December 20, 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 Belif Hungarian Water Essence (old formulation) is 4.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS (LADY'S MANTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL EXTRACT* (OAT)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*

None

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS LEAF EXTRACT* (RASPBERRY)

None

Limited
STELLARIA MEDIA (CHICKWEED) EXTRACT
Appeared as: STELLARIA MEDIA EXTRACT* (CHICKWEED)

Limited
ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS (LADY'S MANTLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: +ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: *EQUISETUM ARVENSE LEAF EXTRACT*

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: *URTICA DIOICA LEAF EXTRACT* (NETTLE)

Limited
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (RIBWORT PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: *PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA LEAF EXTRACT*

Fair

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
CITRONELLOL
Appeared as: CITRONNELLOL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT, CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT, SALVIA OFFICINALIS(SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT, MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT, PEUCEDANUM GRAVEOLENS (DILL) EXTRACT, ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS EXTRACT, ROSE EXTRACT, PONCIRUS TRIFOLIATA FRUIT EXTRACT, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*, NEPETA CATARIA EXTRACT*, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT*, BAPTISIA TINCTORIA ROOT EXTRACT*, STELLARIA MEDIA (CHICKWEED) EXTRACT*, +ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT, *EQUISETUM ARVENSE LEAF EXTRACT*, *URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT*, *PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA LEAF EXTRACT*, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, TRIETHYLHEXANOIN, TROMETHAMINE, SCLEROTIUM GUM, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, TRISODIUM EDTA, FRAGRANCE, CITRONNELLOL, LIMONENE

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly to face and neck, after cleansing and toning.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not get into eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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