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Vermont Skincare Company S5 Serum

EWG scientists reviewed the Vermont Skincare Company S5 Serum product label collected on August 30, 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. Vermont Skincare Company S5 Serum is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA MOSCHATA (ROSEHIP SEED) OIL

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (HELICHRYSUM) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERRI (FRANKINCENSE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA ESSENTIAL OIL , (YLANG YLANG)

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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:

*Rosa Moschata (Rosehip seed) oil, *Argania Spinosa (Argan) oil, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) oil, *Tocopherol (Vitamin E), *Helichrysum italicum (Helichrysum) essential oil, *Boswellia Carterri (Frankincense) essential oil, ** *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) essential oil, ** *Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) essential oil, and ** *Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) essential oil.

Directions from packaging:

n/a

Warnings from packaging:

**See website for full list of allergens.

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