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Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Peach Blossom Spring Utopia Edition

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Peach Blossom Spring Utopia Edition 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 Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Peach Blossom Spring Utopia Edition is 6.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE / PARFUM

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER / AQUA / EAU

Limited

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

None

Fair

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: HONEY / MEL / MIEL

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) BULB EXTRACT
Appeared as: LILIUM CANDIDUM BULB EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
REHMANNIA GLUTINOSA (CHINESE FOXGLOVE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: REHMANNIA GLUTINOSA ROOT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
ZIZYPHUS JUJUBA (JUJUBE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZIZYPHUS JUJUBA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER / AQUA / EAU, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, BETAINE, PEG/PPG-17/6 COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE, OPHIOPOGON JAPONICUS ROOT EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE, PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, CARBOMER, TROMETHAMINE, GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, FRAGRANCE / PARFUM, HONEY / MEL / MIEL, JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT, DEXTRIN, LILIUM CANDIDUM BULB EXTRACT, PAEONIA ALBIFLORA ROOT EXTRACT, REHMANNIA GLUTINOSA ROOT EXTRACT, POLYGONATUM OFFICINALE RHIZOME/ROOT EXTRACT, NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT, XANTHAN GUM, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, LIMONENE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN), LINALOOL, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, ZIZYPHUS JUJUBA FRUIT EXTRACT, NATTO GUM, CITRONELLOL, CITRAL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, GERANIOL, CHLORPHENESIN, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, BHT, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CITRIC ACID, SORBIC ACID, TOCOPHEROL

Directions from packaging:

Use day and night after cleansing as the first step of your skincare routine. Apply two to three pumps onto your palms. Warm up the serum by rubbing your hands together. Breathe in the relaxing herbal scent, before pressing the product into the face and neck.

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