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Sweet Chef Beet + Vitamin A Serum Shot

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sweet Chef Beet + Vitamin A Serum Shot product label collected on October 29, 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 Sweet Chef Beet + Vitamin A Serum Shot is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

None

Fair

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

None

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, GLYCERETH-26, PROPANEDIOL, METHYL GLUCETH-10, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, TRIETHYLHEXANOIN, XYLITOL, BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT, CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED EXTRACT, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, RETINOL, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, CHOLETH-24, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGARCANE) EXTRACT, XYLITYLGLUCOSIDE, CARBOMER, ANHYDROXYLITOL, TROMETHAMINE, XANTHAN GUM, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, GLUCOSE, CYANOCOBALAMIN, DEXTRIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, METHYLPROPANEDIOL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

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