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Kora Organics Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum product label collected on November 08, 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 Kora Organics Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum is 3.

Data last updated: November 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

None

None

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

Limited
CAPSICUM ANNUUM (PAPRIKA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAPSICUM ANNUUM (CAPSICUM) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

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

None
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA FRUIT EXTRACT

None
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT* (NONI)

Limited
HYDROLYZED HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SODIUM HYALURONATE

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

None

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None
EUTERPE OLERACEAE (ACAI) BERRY
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA JUICE* (ACAI)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Robust
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: QUARTZ

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Glycerin***, Water/Aqua/Eau, Lactobacillus Ferment, Lactobacillus/Acerola Cherry Ferment, Potassium Hydroxide, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Capsicum Annuum (Capsicum) Fruit Extract, Lactobacillus, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Fruit Extract*, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Zinc PCA, Lysolecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Xanthan Gum, Pullulan, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ascorbic Acid, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Phytate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Sodium Salicylate, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Juice*, Tocopherol, Silica, Maltodextrin, Alcohol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Quartz, Citral**, Limonene**, Linalool**.

Directions from packaging:

Apply 1 to 2 pumps daily onto clean skin in the morning before moisturizer.

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