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Ahc Aqualuronic Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ahc Aqualuronic Serum 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 Serum 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

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

Fair
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: AMMONIA

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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)

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

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

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

None

None

Limited

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

None

Fair

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

None

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
CERAMIDE 4
Appeared as: CERAMIDE AS

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NS

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

None

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Robust

Fair

Fair

Fair
L-ORNITHINE
Appeared as: ORNITHINE

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: SEA SALT/MARIS SAL/SEL MARIN

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited
GLUCOSAMINE HCL
Appeared as: GLUCOSAMINE HCI

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, METHYL GLUCETH-20, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, NIACINAMIDE, CODIUM TOMENTOSUM EXTRACT, ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA EXTRACT, UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT, GLYCERETH-25 PCA ISOSTEARATE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, ARTEMISIA PRINCEPS LEAF EXTRACT, CARBOMER, TROMETHAMINE, XANTHAN GUM, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SEA WATER/MARIS AQUA/EAU DE MER, FRAGRANCE/ PARFUM, ADENOSINE, POLYGLYCERYL-10 OLEATE, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, DISODIUM EDTA, TREHALOSE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, PROPANEDIOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, ZINC PCA, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, MYROTHAMNUS FLABELLIFOLIA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, CERAMIDE NP, CHOLESTEROL, CERAMIDE AS, CERAMIDE NS, ASCORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, CERAMIDE AP, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT, ASIATICOSIDE, ASIATIC ACID, PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, MADECASSIC ACID, MAGNESIUM PCA, SODIUM LACTATE, COPPER TRIPEPTIDE-1, SERINE, SUCROSE, UREA, GLYCINE, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, ORNITHINE, SEA SALT/MARIS SAL/SEL MARIN, ALANINE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, THREONINE, HISTIDINE, ASPARTIC ACID, VALINE, CERAMIDE EOP, PROLINE, DIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, LYSINE, LEUCINE, TYROSINE, ISOLEUCINE, MAGNESIUM CITRATE, GLUCOSAMINE HCI, PHENYLALANINE, GLUTAMIC ACID, ARGININE, 1-METHYLHYDANTOIN -2-IMIDE, ASPARAGINE, CITRULLINE, URIC ACID, METHIONINE, TAURINE, TRYPTOPHAN, FORMIC ACID, AMMONIA, GLUTAMINE, CYSTEINE

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