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Cetaphil Rich Hydrating Night Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cetaphil Rich Hydrating Night Cream product label collected on October 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 Cetaphil Rich Hydrating Night Cream is 4.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

Cancer (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
Biochemical or cellular level changes (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

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

None

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Fair

Fair
CI 75125
Appeared as: LYCOPENE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIMETHICONE, GLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CETEARYL OLIVATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, MARRUBIUM VULGARE EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED HYALURONIC ACID, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C), LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, ISOPROPYL LAUROYL SARCOSINATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM POLYACRYLATE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, ISOHEXADECANE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, CETEARYL METHICONE, PHENOXYETHANOL, PEG-40 STEARATE, STEARETH-2, STEARETH-21, RETINYL PALMITATE, LINOLEIC ACID, LYCOPENE

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