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DERMA E Purifying Youth Serum, Marine Algae and Green Tea

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DERMA E Purifying Youth Serum, Marine Algae and Green Tea product label collected on July 17, 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 DERMA E Purifying Youth Serum, Marine Algae and Green Tea is 2.

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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

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

Limited

None
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT
Appeared as: UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA (WAKAME KIMARINE ) EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL EXTRACT*, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), COCO-CAPRYLATE (COCONUT DERIVED), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA (WAKAME KIMARINE ) EXTRACT, GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE, CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT, EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT, PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, XANTHAN GUM, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN.

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing and toning, dispense onto fingertips and apply to face and neck. May be used alone or as a treatment layer underneath other derma e® moisturizers to enhance their effect.

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