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Fourth Ray Beauty Raydiate Vitamin C Elixir

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fourth Ray Beauty Raydiate Vitamin C Elixir product label collected on September 12, 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 Fourth Ray Beauty Raydiate Vitamin C Elixir is 4.

Data last updated: September 2019

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035)
Appeared as: RED 40 (CI 16035)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

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

• 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))

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

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

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

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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

None

None

Fair

Limited
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) OIL
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

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

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

None

None

Limited

None
SCHINUS MOLLE OIL
Appeared as: SCHINUS MOLLE EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: D-GLUCONO-1,5-LACTONE

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Propanediol, Pentylene Glycol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, 3-0-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Oil, Myrciaria Dubia Fruit Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower/Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Extract, Schinus Molle Extract, Tocopherol, Sodium Chloride, D-Glucono-1,5-Lactone, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Red 40 (CI 16035), Yellow 5 (CI 19140).

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before use. Apply 3-5 drops into palms, warm between hands, & press into clean skin.

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