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DERMA E Hydrating Ultra Hydrating Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DERMA E Hydrating Ultra Hydrating Serum 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 Hydrating Ultra Hydrating Serum is 3.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS. CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS ,

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

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 (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

None

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

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), SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID), ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), ALLANTOIN, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C), ALANINE, LEUCINE, TYROSINE, GLYCINE, VALINE, DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE, CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER, DIMETHICONE, GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), POLYSORBATE 60, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), XANTHAN GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS. *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

Directions from packaging:

Thoroughly cleanse the face and neck before using this hydrating skin serum. Gently apply a small amount to the face and neck so the serum is absorbed into the skin. Use in the morning and evening, alone or in combination with your favorite DERMA E moisturizer.

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