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Codex Beauty Day Cream

EWG scientists reviewed the Codex Beauty Day Cream product label collected on September 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. Codex Beauty Day Cream is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 MODERATE

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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (ALMOND) OIL

None

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNES (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

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

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED (SUNFLOWER) OIL

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS PEEL (SWEET MANDARIN) OIL

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Good

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

Fair

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• 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.

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:

Aqua (Water), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Almond) Oil, Lactobacillus Ferment, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Propanediol, Glyceryl Stearate, Oenothera Biennes (Evening Primrose) Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Tocopherol, Fucus Serratus Extract, Helianthus Annuus Seed (Sunflower) Oil, Citrus Nobilis Peel (Sweet Mandarin) Oil, Phytic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Limonene*, Citral*.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount, daily, to cleansed skin. Use it on its own or layer over our Facial Oil for an extra hydration boost.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear.

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