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Mederma Quick Dry Oil, Paraben & Fragrance Free

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mederma Quick Dry Oil, Paraben & Fragrance Free product label collected on July 04, 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 Mederma Quick Dry Oil, Paraben & Fragrance Free is 3.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA MOSCHATA SEED OIL

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

Fair
CINNAMONUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited

Fair

None
CAPRIC CAPRYLIC CAPRATE
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) LEAF/SEED EXTRACT

Fair

None

Limited

Limited
ORCHIS MASCULA (EARLY-PURPLE ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORCHIS MASCULA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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:

CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CAPRYLYL-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, OCTYLDODECYL OLIVATE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSA MOSCHATA SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, BISABOLOL, COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) LEAF/SEED EXTRACT, JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT, ALLIUM CEPA (ONION) BULB EXTRACT, CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT, CUCUMIS MELO CANTALUPENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER EXTRACT, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSE EXTRACT, CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER EXTRACT, ORCHIS MASCULA FLOWER EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, AQUA (WATER, EAU), EMU OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, LAURETH-4, CETEARYL NONANOATE, ALCOHOL, DENAT., PHENOXYETHANOL

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