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Skinfood Premium Avocado Rich Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skinfood Premium Avocado Rich 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 Skinfood Premium Avocado Rich Essence 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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

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

None

• 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

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

None
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED EXTRACT

None

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NP

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

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:

Water, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, Propanediol, Butylene Glycol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Peg/Ppg/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Peg-100 Stearate, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Isohexadecane, Carbomer, Arginine, Honey Extract, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract, Polysorbate 80, Tocopheryl Acetate, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Anacardium Occidentale (Cashew) Extract, Alcohol Denat., Disodium Edta, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sorbitan Oleate, Ceramide Np, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Phytosphingosine, Ceramide Ap, Ethyl Hexanediol, Xanthan Gum, Cholesterol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ceramide Eop, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

After serum/emulsion application, apply a sufficient amount of product all over skin in a circular motion. Pat until completely absorbed.

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