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Ahc Aqualuronic Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ahc Aqualuronic Cream product label collected on September 03, 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 Ahc Aqualuronic Cream is 5.

Data last updated: September 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
CODIUM TOMENTOSUM (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CODIUM TOMENTOSUM EXTRACT

Limited
ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA (LINNAEUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT

None

None

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
MARIS AQUA
Appeared as: SEA WATER/MARIS AQUA/EAU DE MER

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) BULB EXTRACT
Appeared as: LILIUM CANDIDUM BULB EXTRACT

None

None
MYROTHAMNUS FLABELLIFOLIA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MYROTHAMNUS FLABELLIFOLIA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NS

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
CERAMIDE 4
Appeared as: CERAMIDE AS

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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/AQUA/EAU, PROPANEDIOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, NIACINAMIDE, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, DIMETHICONE, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, CODIUM TOMENTOSUM EXTRACT, ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT, UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, CARBOMER, CETEARYL OLIVATE, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, TROMETHAMINE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, ARTEMISIA PRINCEPS LEAF EXTRACT, POLYGLYCERYL-10 OLEATE, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, SEA WATER/MARIS AQUA/EAU DE MER, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, ADENOSINE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT, LILIUM CANDIDUM BULB EXTRACT, CERAMIDE NP, MYROTHAMNUS FLABELLIFOLIA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, CERAMIDE AP, CERAMIDE NS, CHOLESTEROL, CERAMIDE AS, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT, MADECASSIC ACID, ASIATICOSIDE, ASIATIC ACID, ASCORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, CERAMIDE EOP

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