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No7 Dark Spot Correcting Booster Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the No7 Dark Spot Correcting Booster Serum product label collected on November 30, 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 No7 Dark Spot Correcting Booster Serum is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER/EAU)

Limited

None
ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID
Appeared as: 3-O-ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Fair

Limited
MORUS ALBA (WHITE MULBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORUS ALBA LEAF EXTRACT

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:

AQUA (WATER/EAU), GLYCERIN, GLUCONOLACTONE, 3-O-ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, POLYACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER-6, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SOPHORA ANGUSTIFOLIA ROOT EXTRACT, HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, TETRASODIUM EDTA, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, MORUS ALBA LEAF EXTRACT.

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