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Sonage C Shield Smart Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sonage C Shield Smart Serum product label collected on June 24, 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 Sonage C Shield Smart Serum is 2.

Data last updated: June 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (WHITE GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None

Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (D-ALPHA)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
CITRUS UNSHIU (SATSUMA MANDARIN) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS UNSHIU (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

None
CITRUS SINENSIS VALENCIA PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (VALENCIA ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited

None
LONICERA JAPONICA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

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, glycerin, potassium cetyl phosphate, sodium olivate, sodium ascorbyl phosphate (vitamin c), capsicum annuum fruit extract, sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid), ascorbyl palmitate (vitamin c), ascorbic acid (vitamin c), tocopherol (d-alpha) (vitamin e), phospholipids, beta-carotene, citrus unshiu (mandarin orange) peel extract, carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, citrus sinensis (valencia orange) essential oil, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract, lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract, curcuma longa (turmeric) root extract, citrus grandis (white grapefruit) fruit extract, annatto, zea mays (corn) oil, xanthan gum, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin, citric acid

Directions from packaging:

Apply C Shield Smart Serum on cleansed skin. While still damp, follow with your favorite Sonage moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue if any signs of irritation. PARABEN FREE, BOTANICAL INGREDIENTS, NON-COMEDOGENIC, MADE IN USA

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