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Lancome Absolue Sublime Oleo-Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lancome Absolue Sublime Oleo-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 Lancome Absolue Sublime Oleo-Serum is 7.

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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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM / FRAGRANCE

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

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 (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
MIDORI201
Appeared as: CI 61570 / GREEN 5

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: CI 77891 / 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)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA / WATER / EAU

Limited

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

None

None

Limited

None

Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA OIL / ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
Appeared as: CI 15985 / YELLOW 6

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

None
AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYLTAURAMIDE
Appeared as: AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYLTAURAMIDE / AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA / WATER / EAU, GLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE, ALCOHOL DENAT., HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL, PEG-20, DIMETHICONE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, VINYL DIMETHICONE/METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, METHYL GLUCETH-20, ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA OIL / ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 15985 / YELLOW 6, CI 61570 / GREEN 5, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, MICA, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, HYDROLYZED LINSEED EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, ADENOSINE, SILICA, DIMETHYL ISOSORBIDE, AMMONIUM POLYACRYLDIMETHYLTAURAMIDE / AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, LIMONENE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, XANTHAN GUM, LINALOOL, TIN OXIDE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID, CARBOMER, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, DISODIUM EDTA, OCTYLDODECANOL, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM PEEL OIL / LEMON PEEL OIL, CITRONELLOL, CITRAL, COUMARIN, PARFUM / FRAGRANCE, SODIUM BENZOATE

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