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Belei Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Belei Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Serum product label collected on October 21, 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 Belei Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Serum is 4.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

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

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Limited

None

None

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Water (Aqua), Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Bis-PEG-8 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Polysilicone-11, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Isohexadecane, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydroxyacetophenone, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Decyl Glucoside, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Hyaluronate, Disodium EDTA, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Aminomethyl Propanol, Propanediol, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Stearoxy Ether, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Tin Oxide.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin layer to face and neck daily after cleansing. Allow product to fully absorb before applying moisturizer or sunscreen, or using under makeup

Warnings from packaging:

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. AVOID EYE CONTACT. IF EYE CONTACT OCCURS, RINSE THOROUGHLY WITH WATER. DISCONTINUE USE IF SIGNS OF IRRITATION OCCURS.

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