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Tonymoly 2X First Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tonymoly 2X First 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 Tonymoly 2X First Essence is 7.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
D&C YELLOW NO. 11 (CI 47000)
Appeared as: YELLOW 11 (CI 47000)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

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

Fair

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

None
RASPBERRY SEED OIL PEG-8 ESTERS
Appeared as: RASPBERRY SEED OIL/TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM FLOWER WATER

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
ECLIPTA PROSTRATA (FALSE DAISY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECLIPTA PROSTRATA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

None
MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

Limited
PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM (SEA DAFFODIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT

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.

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:

Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract, Water, Glycerin, Propanediol, Methylpropanediol, Niacinamide, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Flower Extract, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Dipropylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dimethicone, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Tromethamine, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Fragrance(Parfum), Helichrysum Italicum Flower Water, Butylene Glycol, Lecithin, Adenosine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acacia Senegal Gum, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Talc, Pentylene Glycol, Yellow 11 (CI 47000), Glycolic Acid, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Platinum Powder, Sodium Hyaluronate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Polysorbate 80, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Raspberry Seed Oil/Tocopheryl Succinate Aminopropanediol Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract, Ceramide 3, Pancratium Maritimum Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply essence on clean face. Spread evenly and pat gently into the skin. After essence has been absorbed, follow up with remaining skincare.

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