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DERMA E Even Tone Brightening Night Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DERMA E Even Tone Brightening Night Cream 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 Even Tone Brightening Night Cream is 5.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

Cancer (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
Biochemical or cellular level changes (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS ,

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA URSI (BEARBERRY) EXTRACT

Limited
LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY)
Appeared as: LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) LEAF CELL EXTRACT

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)

Fair

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

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID; ACTIMOIST BIO-1)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited

Fair

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:

: PURIFIED WATER, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), CETEARYL OLIVATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, PROPANEDIOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED), ALPHA-ARBUTIN, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA URSI (BEARBERRY) EXTRACT, LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER), VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, ORGANIC OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL*, SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID, ACTIMOIST BIO-1), PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERBTM) EXTRACT, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, POLYSORBATE 20, POLYSORBATE 60, XANTHAN GUM, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

Directions from packaging:

For Use: After cleansing, apply in the evening before retiring or whenever extra moisture is needed.

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