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Acure Brightening Super Greens Serum, Kale, Spirulina & Broccoli Seed Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Brightening Super Greens Serum, Kale, Spirulina & Broccoli Seed Oil product label collected on January 15, 2020 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 Acure Brightening Super Greens Serum, Kale, Spirulina & Broccoli Seed Oil is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL (ORANGE) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA OIL. INGREDIENT , (ROSE)

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

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

None
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL UNSAPOIFIABLES

Limited

Limited
BRASSICA OLERACEA (ORNAMENTAL CABBAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLEARECEA (KALE) EXTRACT

None

Limited
SPIRULINA PLATENSIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA PLATENSIS (SPIRULINA) EXTRACT

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS (CHLORELLA) EXTRACT

Limited
PTEROCARPUS SANTALINUS (RED SANDALWOOD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PTEROCARPUS SANTALINUS (SANDALWOOD) OIL

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: NATURAL TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL UNSAPOIFIABLES, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL*, BRASSICA OLEARECEA (KALE) EXTRACT, BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL, SPIRULINA PLATENSIS (SPIRULINA) EXTRACT, CHLORELLA VULGARIS (CHLORELLA) EXTRACT, PTEROCARPUS SANTALINUS (SANDALWOOD) OIL, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBUS LEAF OIL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL, NATURAL TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL (ORANGE) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL, CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL, ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL. *ORGANIC INGREDIENT

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