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OFRA Cosmetics Collagen Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the OFRA Cosmetics Collagen Serum product label collected on July 02, 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 OFRA Cosmetics Collagen Serum is 2.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA GEL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
DECARBOXY CARNOSINE HCL
Appeared as: DECARBOXY CARNOSINE HCI

Limited

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROCOTYL EXTRACT

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CONEFLOWER 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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Deionized Water, Aloe Vera Gel, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Yeast Extract, Panthenol, Triethanolamine, Decarboxy Carnosine Hci, Butylene Glycol & Hydrocotyl Extract, And Coneflower Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a pump to fingertips and massage lightly into the face and neck morning and evening. Once absorbed apply your favorite moisturizer. In warmer, humid climates, this serum can be used on its own. Results maintained with continued use.

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