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Lab Series Max LS Skin Recharging Water Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lab Series Max LS Skin Recharging Water Lotion product label collected on December 11, 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 Lab Series Max LS Skin Recharging Water Lotion is 4.

Data last updated: December 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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

• 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)

None

• Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT

None
GELLIDIELA ACEROSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

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

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

None

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

WATERAQUAEAU , BUTYLENE GLYCOL , PENTYLENE GLYCOL , GLYCERIN , CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT , DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL , HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT , GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT , HYDROLYZED RICE EXTRACT , ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT , MYRTUS COMMUNIS LEAF EXTRACT , ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF WATER , CAFFEINE , PANTETHINE , ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE , ALGAE EXTRACT , POLYSORBATE 20 , SODIUM BICARBONATE , CAPRYLYL GLYCOL , DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE , AMINOPROPYL ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE , SODIUM HYALURONATE , YEAST POLYSACCHARIDES , LACTOPEROXIDASE , CITRIC ACID , GLUCOSE OXIDASE , FRAGRANCE (PARFUM) , DISODIUM EDTA , PHENOXYETHANOL

Directions from packaging:

Apply to cotton pad and swipe all over face and neck each morning and night. For optimal results, use along with MAX LS Daily Renewing Cleanser, MAX LS Power V Lifting Serum, and MAX LS Age-Less Power V Lifting Cream.

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