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Perricone MD Essential FX Acyl-Glutathione Deep Crease Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Perricone MD Essential FX Acyl-Glutathione Deep Crease 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 Perricone MD Essential FX Acyl-Glutathione Deep Crease Serum is 5.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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

• 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)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

None
GLUTATHIONE PALMITAMIDE
Appeared as: S-PALMITOYLGLUTATHIONE

Limited

None

None

None

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALARIA ESCULENTA EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

None

None
PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-5 DIAMINOBUTYLOYL HYDROXYTHREONINE
Appeared as: PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-5 DIAMINOBUTYROYL HYDROXYTHREONINE

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Propanediol, Squalane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, S-Palmitoylglutathione, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Xylitylglucoside, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Dimethyl MEA, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Anhydroxylitol, Lactic Acid, Xylitol, Xanthan Gum, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Alaria Esculenta Extract, Glucose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Copper Gluconate, Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-5 Diaminobutyroyl Hydroxythreonine, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Magnesium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Citronellol, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

Massage onto cleansed face and neck using a gentle upward motion. Wait until fully absorbed and follow with your favorite Perricone MD moisturizer. Use morning and evening.

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