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Banila Co Hi Bye Vita-Peel Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Banila Co Hi Bye Vita-Peel 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 Hi Bye Vita-Peel Essence is 5.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• 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

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• 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)

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)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

None

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

None

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

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

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: THIAMINE HCL

Fair

Fair
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: PANTOTHENIC ACID

Limited
L-CARNITINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: CARNITINE HCL

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

Limited

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

Fair

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, Glycerin, Dipropylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Chlorphenesin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Caprylyl Glycol, Tromethamine, Alcohol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Polyglyceryl-10 Oleate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Thiamine HCl, Retinyl Palmitate, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Carnitine HCl, Biotin, Niacin, Tocopherol, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, BHT, Sodium Lactate, Sodium PCA, Citric Acid, Actinidia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Extract, Malic Acid, Lactic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Pyruvic Acid, Cyanocobalamin, Glyceryl Linoleate, Glyceryl Linolenate, Glyceryl Arachidonate, Tartaric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Take an adequate amount and apply evenly to your face. Use alone or under moisturizer.

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