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Derma E Vitamin C No Dark Circles Perfecting Eye Cream, Turmeric & Caffeine

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma E Vitamin C No Dark Circles Perfecting Eye Cream, Turmeric & Caffeine product label collected on February 04, 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 Derma E Vitamin C No Dark Circles Perfecting Eye Cream, Turmeric & Caffeine is 5.

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Data last updated: February 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL 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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

None

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

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

Good

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

None

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

None

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM FLOWER OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, COCO-CAPRYLATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, COCOGLYCERIDES, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CETEARETH-6 OLIVATE, DIETHYLHEXYL SUCCINATE, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, KAOLIN, BENTONITE, HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE, TRIHEPTANOIN, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, NIACINAMIDE, GLYCERIN, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, PANTHENOL, SORBITOL, MICA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, XANTHAN GUM, JOJOBA ESTERS, SODIUM PHYTATE, ALUMINA, ASPARAGOPSIS ARMATA EXTRACT, CAFFEINE, SILICA, ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CITRUS GRANDIS PEEL OIL, CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL, CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL, BENZYL ACETATE, GERANIOL, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL, CITRAL, LINALOOL, DECANAL, CITRUS AURANTIUM FLOWER OIL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, TIN OXIDE, IRON OXIDES, C13-16 ISOPARAFFIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL.

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