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Advanced Clinicals Retinol Advanced Firming Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Advanced Clinicals Retinol Advanced Firming Cream product label collected on March 02, 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 Advanced Clinicals Retinol Advanced Firming Cream is 5.

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Data last updated: March 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
Appeared as: LODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBOMATE

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

Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDRIXIDE

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL MYRISLATE

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
MALTODEXTRIN
Appeared as: MALTODEXTIN

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua),Minerol Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, iSOPROPYL Myrislate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Ceteareth-20, Caprylic /Capric Triglyceride, Retinol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Acrylates/C 10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Maltodextin, Phenoxyethanol, lodopropynyl Butylcarbomate, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydrixide.

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