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Earth Science Active Age Defense Hydrating Day Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Science Active Age Defense Hydrating Day Cream product label collected on January 03, 2018 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 Earth Science Active Age Defense Hydrating Day Cream is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Good

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: MICELLIZED BETA-CAROTENE

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

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: AQUEOUS INFUSION OF PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLA ACUMINATA SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
METHYL GLUCOSE SESQUISTEARATE
Appeared as: METHYL GLUCOSE SEQUISTEARATE

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

Limited

Limited

• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOYA STEROLS (SOYBEAN)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

(INCI): Aqueous Infusion of Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Cola Acuminata Seed Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Cetyl Esters, Methyl Glucose Sequistearate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Squalane, Tocopheryl Linoleate, Octyl Methoxycinnamate, Panthenol, Glycine Soya (Soybean) Sterols, Lactic Acid, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Micellized Beta-Carotene, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Tocopherol Acetate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Allantoin, Potassium Sorbate, Ascorbic Acid.

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing and toning, massage a small amount onto the face and neck using gentle upward strokes. Avoid contact with eyes.

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