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Banila Co V-V Vitalizing Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Banila Co V-V Vitalizing Essence product label collected on August 31, 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 Banila Co V-V Vitalizing Essence is 5.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

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

Good

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

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT

Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

None

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

None

None

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:

Water, Butylene Glycol, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycereth-26, Glycerin, Niacinamide, 1,2-Hexanediol, Dimethicone, Panthenol, Chondrus Crispus Extract, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Carbomer, Tromethamine, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyquaternium-51, Adenosine, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Dextrin, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Fragrance(Parfum), Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Disodium EDTA, Wine Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sorbitan Laurate, Potassium Sorbate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Acetyl Dipeptide-1 Cetyl Ester, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Polysorbate 20, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract, Ethyl Hexanediol, Hydrolyzed Extensin, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Lactobacillus/Soybean Extract Ferment Filtrate, Natto Gum, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Chlorphenesin, Cyclohexasiloxane, Silk Amino Acids

Directions from packaging:

After Toner, apply evenly on skin. Follow up with V-V Vitalizing Intense Cream

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