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Garnier Skin Active Glow Boost Illuminating Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Skin Active Glow Boost Illuminating Moisturizer product label collected on June 19, 2018 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 Garnier Skin Active Glow Boost Illuminating Moisturizer is 6.

Data last updated: June 2018

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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77491/IRON OXIDES*

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID. F.I.L.# D221258/1

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER/SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL/APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE*

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: CI 77163/BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE*

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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.

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:

919085 14 WATER, GLYCERIN, DICAPRYLYL ETHER, ALCOHOL DENAT., PROPANEDIOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER/SHEA BUTTER, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, POLYGLYCERYL-6 DISTEARATE, CARBOMER*, MICA*, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE*, PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL/APRICOT KERNEL OIL, JOJOBA ESTERS, CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE*, CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID*, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL*, CI 77491/IRON OXIDES*, POLYGLYCERYL- 3 BEESWAX, CETYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE*, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER*, FRAGRANCE*, SODIUM PHYTATE, CI 77163/BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE*, TIN OXIDE*, BENZYL SALICYLATE*, ALUMINA*, PRUNUS SERRULATA FLOWER EXTRACT, LINALOOL*, BENZYL ALCOHOL*, LIMONENE*, TOCOPHEROL, POTASSIUM SORBATE*, SODIUM BENZOATE*, SODIUM CITRATE*, CITRIC ACID. F.I.L.# D221258/1

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