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Tosowoong Green Tea Eco Brightening Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tosowoong Green Tea Eco Brightening Essence 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 Tosowoong Green Tea Eco Brightening Essence is 1.

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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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

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

None
SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES/CAMELLIA SINENSIS EXTRACT FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Robust

None
OLIGOPEPTIDE-1
Appeared as: RH-OLIGOPEPTIDE-1

None
SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: GALACTOMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE

None

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ARONIA MELANOCARPA (BLACK CHOKEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARONIA MELANOCARPA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Saccharomyces/Camellia Sinensis Extract Ferment Filtrate(75%), Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Glycereth-26, Water, rh-Oligopeptide-1, Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Betaine, Allantoin, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Arginine, Adenosine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract(0.1%), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Fragaria Chiloensis (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Aronia Melanocarpa Fruit Extract, Juniperus Communis Fruit Extract, Sapindus Mukurossi Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2-3 drops of essence to cleansed skin after toner and pat in to absorb.

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