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{save} Anti-pollution Vit C Booster

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the {save} Anti-pollution Vit C Booster product label collected on February 07, 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 {save} Anti-pollution Vit C Booster is 2.

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Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C16-18, 25EO)
Appeared as: CETEARETH-12

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, ECTOIN, HYDROXYECTOIN, ALLANTOIN, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, POLYACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER-6, CETEARETH-12, CETEARETH-20, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, DISODIUM EDTA, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, CITRIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, CETYL PALMITATE

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2-3 pumps to cleansed and dry skin. For best results, mix the booster with Anti-pollution Sleeping Mask or Anti-pollution Moisturizer. Use every second day. For all skin types.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. External use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Stop using and contact a doctor if an adverse reaction occurs. Keep out of reach of children.

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