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L'Oreal Paris Age Perfect Hydra Nutrition Night Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Age Perfect Hydra Nutrition Night Balm product label collected on April 10, 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 L'Oreal Paris Age Perfect Hydra Nutrition Night Balm is 6.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985)
Appeared as: CI 15985/YELLOW 6

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: CI 19140/YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL/ORANGE PEEL OIL

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: LIMONEN

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE
Appeared as: PEG-100 STERATE

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL/RICE BRAN OIL

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STERATE

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: MEL/HONEY

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL

Fair

Limited
ORIGANUM MAJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ORIGANUM MAJORANA LEAF OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA FLOWER OIL/BITTER ORANGE FLOWER OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS OIL/CORN OIL

Limited
HONEY EXTRACT
Appeared as: MEL EXTRACT/HONEY EXTRACT

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CARNAUBA WAX

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

Fair

None
ACRYLONITRILE/ METHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLONITIRILE/METHYL METHACRYLATE/VINYLIDENE CHLORIDE COPOLMER

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

782853/4 AQUA/WATER, GLYCERIN, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL, ISOCETYL STEARATE, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, DIMETHICONE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER/SHEA BUTTER, CERA ALBA/BEESWAX, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STERATE, PEG-100 STERATE, MEL/HONEY, CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL, HYDROXYETHYLPIPERAZINE ETHANE SULFONIC ACID, ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL, ORIGANUM MAJORANA LEAF OIL, ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL/APRICOT KERNEL OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA FLOWER OIL/BITTER ORANGE FLOWER OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL/ORANGE PEEL OIL, ZEA MAYS OIL/CORN OIL, MEL EXTRACT/HONEY EXTRACT, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, PARAFFIN, ROYAL JELLY EXTRACT, ISOBUTANE, SORBITAN OLEATE, SORBITAN TRISTEARATE, CALCIUM PANTETHEINE SULFONATE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CARNAUBA WAX, ISOHEXADECANE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CITRIC ACID, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, XANTHAN GUM, POLYSORBATE 80, ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAU-RATE COPOLYMER, ACRYLONITIRILE/METHYL METHACRYLATE/VINYLIDENE CHLORIDE COPOLMER, ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL/RICE BRAN OIL, TOCOPHEROL, ASCRORBYL PALMITATE, PROPYL GALLATE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, CI 15985/YELLOW 6, CI 19140/YELLOW 5, LINALOOL, GERANIOL, EUGENOL, COUMARIN, LIMONEN, CITRAL, CITRONELLOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, F.IL. # B217517/1

Directions from packaging:

Every evening, apply Age Perfect® Hydra Nutrition Honey Night Balm onto cleansed skin. Use alone or under makeup. 1. Smooth gently on face in an upward and outward motion. 2. Smooth from neck to jawline, then upper chest until thoroughly absorbed.

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