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Morgan Cosmetics Argan Facial Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Morgan Cosmetics Argan Facial Serum product label collected on April 03, 2019 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 Morgan Cosmetics Argan Facial Serum is 1.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA LEAF EXTRACT (CAMELLIA SINENSIS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

None
DMAE BITARTRATE
Appeared as: DMAE BITARTRATE (DIMETHYLAMINOETHANOL BITARTRATE)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA SEED OIL (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: MSM (DIMETHYL SULFONE)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROOIBOS LEAF EXTRACT (ASPALATHUS LINEARIS)

Fair

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: WHITE WILLOW BARK EXTRACT (SALIX ALBA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER SEED OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS)

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: VITAMIN B3 (NIACINAMIDE)

Fair

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:

Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, DMAE Bitartrate (Dimethylaminoethanol Bitartrate), Organic Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis), Emulsifying Wax (Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60), Glycerin, MSM (Dimethyl Sulfone), Organic Rooibos Leaf Extract (Aspalathus Linearis), Hyaluronic Acid, Organic Green Tea Leaf Extract (Camellia Sinensis), Organic White Tea Leaf Extract (Camellia Sinensis), Organic White Willow Bark Extract (Salix Alba), Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus), Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide), Xanthan Gum.

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