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Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Eye Cream, SPF 20

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Eye Cream, SPF 20 product label collected on March 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 Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Eye Cream, SPF 20 is 2.

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Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides MODERATE UVA protection and a MODERATE balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • Based on EWG's modeling this product would likely fail the FDA proposed UVA test.
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Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST PAUL'S WORT) EXTRACT

Limited

None

Fair
SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (POTATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (POTATO) PULP EXTRACT

None
OPUNTIA TUNA (PRICKLY PEAR) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OPUNTIA TUNA EXTRACT

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (WOLFBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA (LOQUAT) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MOLASSES EXTRACT/SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM/EXTRAIT DE MELASSE

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
LYTHRUM SALICARIA (PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYTHRUM SALICARIA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM (EDELWEISS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACT/FAEX/EXTRAIT DE LEVURE

Limited

None

Limited

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

Fair

None

Fair

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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.

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:

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 5.7%, Zinc Oxide 3.8%; Inactive Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Isocetyl Stearoyl Stearate, Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Laureth-4, Dimethicone, Trehalose, Polyethylene, Peg-100 Stearate, Cetyl Esters, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St Paul'S Wort) Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Solanum Tuberosum (Potato) Pulp Extract, Opuntia Tuna Extract, Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract, Eriobotrya Japonica (Loquat) Leaf Extract, Molasses Extract/Saccharum Officinarum/Extrait De Melasse, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, Lythrum Salicaria Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Phytosphingosine, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Leontopodium Alpinum Extract, Algae Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Yeast Extract/Faex/Extrait De Levure, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Ergothioneine, Oryzanol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Lauric Acid, Glycerin, Squalane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Isostearic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polysorbate 60, Sodium Pca, Urea, Sodium Phytate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tromethamine, Hexylene Glycol, Polyquaternium-51, Lecithin, Bht, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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