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Cle de Peau Beaute Energizing Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cle de Peau Beaute Energizing 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 Cle de Peau Beaute Energizing Essence is 7.

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (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)

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77492)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Fair

Limited

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

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

None

Limited
SAXIFRAGA SARMENTOSA (SAXIFRAGA STOLONIFERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAXIFRAGA SARMENTOSA EXTRACT

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cyclomethicone, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Xylitol, Butylene Glycol, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Peg-6, Peg-32, Silica, Peg-60 Glyceryl Isostearate, Carbomer, Methylparaben, Behenyl Alcohol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Potassium Hydroxide, Alcohol, Batyl Alcohol, Panthenyl Ethyl Ether, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylparaben, Xanthan Gum, Serine, Trisodium Hedta, Trisodium Edta, Potassium Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Phosphate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Disodium Adenosine Triphosphate, Fragrance (Parfum), Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Hypericum Erectum Extract, Saxifraga Sarmentosa Extract, Rosa Roxburghii Fruit Extract, Benzoic Acid, Tocopherol.

Directions from packaging:

Use morning and evening after cleansing and balancing skin. Pour a generous amount of essence into palm and smooth over face with fingertips using gentle spiral motions. Massage for approximately one minute until essence is fully absorbed. Blot face gently with tissue. May also be used on specific areas of concern.

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