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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector, Fair 05

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector, Fair 05 product label collected on October 29, 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 Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector, Fair 05 is 4.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE
Appeared as: ALUMINIUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None

Fair
CI 77713
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM CARBONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

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: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, TALC, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, POLYGLYCERYL-4 DIISOSTEARATE/POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE/SEBACATE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, TETRAHYDROXYPROPYL ETHYLENEDIAMINE, CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE, BORON NITRIDE, CETYL DIMETHICONE, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, OZOKERITE, POLYBUTENE, CITRIC ACID, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, MICA, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, COCOGLYCERIDES, SACCHAROMYCES LYSATE EXTRACT, ALUMINIUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, DMDM HYDANTOIN, PROPYLPARABEN, SILICA SILYLATE, ALUMINA, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, SILICA, GLYCERYL LAURATE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, DIMETHICONE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE GLYCERIDES, TOCOPHEROL, CHRYSANTHEMUM PARTHENIUM (FEVERFEW) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM JUICE, DISTEARYL ETHER, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, MAGNESIUM CARBONATE MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE, IRON OXIDES

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