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Korres Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixir Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Korres Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixir Serum product label collected on September 14, 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 Korres Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixir Serum is 6.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: CI77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited

None
COPPER PCA
Appeared as: COPPER LYSINATE/PROLINATE

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

Limited
CROCUS SATIVUS (SAFFRON) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CROCUS SATIVUS STIGMA EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

None

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SODIUM HYALURONATE

Limited

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

None

None

Limited

None

Fair

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Alcohol Denat.,Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-5 Laurate, Propanediol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ci77891/Titanium Dioxide, Citral, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Crocus Sativus Stigma Extract, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Hexapeptide-11, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Lactic Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Mica, Parfum/Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Carboxymethyl Beta-Glucan, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tamarindus Indica Seed Gum, Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

Each day, morning and night, massage a few golden drops onto cleansed skin for a youthful, radiant complexion. Follow this skincare booster with your favorite serum or moisturizer.

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