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Kiehl's Since 1851 Age Defender Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiehl's Since 1851 Age Defender Moisturizer product label collected on July 01, 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 Kiehl's Since 1851 Age Defender Moisturizer is 5.

Data last updated: July 2019

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

None

None

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA SEED BUTTER

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: SOYBEAN PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SUGAR CANE EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: ORANGE FRUIT WATER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SUGAR MAPLE EXTRACT

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, Dimethicone, Alcohol Denat., Sucrose Stearate, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Poly C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate, Cocoa Seed Butter, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octyldodecanol, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Synthetic Wax, Sodium Polyacrylate, Phenoxyethanol, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Fragrance, Polyurethane-2, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Hydrolyzed Linseed Extract, Dimethiconol, Tocopherol, Caffeine, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Soybean Protein, Myristic Acid, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Adenosine, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethyl Mea, Sugar Cane Extract, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Linalool, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Orange Fruit Water, Lemon Fruit Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sugar Maple Extract, Citral

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-Massage a small amount of moisturizer onto freshly cleansed skin.

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