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H2O Plus Beauty Oasis, Quench the Day Hydrating Mist

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the H2O Plus Beauty Oasis, Quench the Day Hydrating Mist 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 H2O Plus Beauty Oasis, Quench the Day Hydrating Mist is 7.

Data last updated: December 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
PALMARIA PALMATA (DULSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None

Limited
HIMANTHALIA ELONGATA (BROWN ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIMANTHALIA ELONGATA EXTRACT

Limited
PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS (RED ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS EXTRACT

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

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, POLYSORBATE 20, SODIUM PCA, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, NYMPHAEA COERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT, PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT, FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT, GIGARTINA STELLATA EXTRACT, HIMANTHALIA ELONGATA EXTRACT, PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS EXTRACT, SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT, ZOSTERA MARINA EXTRACT, SODIUM LACTATE, ALLANTOIN, BENZYL ALCOHOL, PANTHENOL, ARGININE, ASPARTIC ACID, PCA, DISODIUM EDTA, POLYQUATERNIUM-4, POLYSORBATE 80, GLYCERIN, GLYCINE, ALANINE, CITRIC ACID, SERINE, VALINE, ISOLEUCINE, PROLINE, THREONINE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, HISTIDINE, PHENYLALANINE, LACTIC ACID, MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, RETINYL PALMITATE, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM METABISULFITE, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SORBIC ACID, TRIETHANOLAMINE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL

Directions from packaging:

Spritz throughout the day for extra moisture, to rehydrate, or to set makeup. Hold bottle 8-12 inches from face and close eyes before misting.

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