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GINJO Nourishing Day Cream

EWG scientists reviewed the GINJO Nourishing Day Cream product label collected on July 29, 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. GINJO Nourishing Day Cream is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust

Fair

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

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

None

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
GINSENG LEAVES
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG CALLUS CULTURE EXTRACT

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL (ARGAN) OIL

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

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

None

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEDUM ROSEA (RHODIOLA ROSEA) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
INONOTUS OBLIQUUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: INONOTUS OBLIQUUS (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Propanediol, Glycerin, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Glycereth-26, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Cetearyl Alcohol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Butylene Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Panax Ginseng Callus Culture Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernel (Argan) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Squalane, Pancratium Maritimum (Sea Daffodil) Extract, Lepidium Meyenii Root Extract, Sedum Rosea (Rhodiola Rosea) Root Extract, Inonotus Obliquus (Mushroom) Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis (Baikal Skullcap) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Carbomer, Tromethamine, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Tropolone

Directions from packaging:

Apply to the face in the morning and massage, starting from the center, gently dab with your fingertips, moving outwards until your skin absorbs the cream.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If cream does get in your eyes, flush with water. In the unlikely event that skin irritation or rash occurs, discontinue use and contact a physician. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if you are allergic to this product or any of its ingredients.

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