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Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum product label collected on September 29, 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. Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (CHINESE GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL

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

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL* (AVOCADO)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Fair

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL* (SUNFLOWER)

None

None

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Fair

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM FLOWER OIL* (NEROLI)

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None
CITRUS AUSTRALASICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MICROCITRUS AUSTRALASICA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

None

None

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Lactic Acid, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Water/Aqua/Eau, Lactobacillus Ferment, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Juice Extract, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Brassica Alcohol, Lactobacillus/Dipteryx Odorata Seed Ferment Filtrate, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Lactobacillus, Lysolecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Xylityl Sesquicaprylate, Jojoba Esters, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Pullulan, Xanthan Gum, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Flower Oil*, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Anhydroxylitol, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract, Tocopherol, Lactobacillus/Lemon Peel Ferment Extract, Morinda Citrifolia Fruit Extract*, Silica, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Pelargonium Graveolens (Chinese Geranium) Flower Oil, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Amethyst Powder, Citronellol**, Farnesol**, Geraniol**, Linalool**, Limonene**.

Directions from packaging:

WARM 1-2 PUMPS IN THE PALMS OF YOUR HANDS AND PRESS ONTO A CLEAN FACE, NECK AND D COLLET IN THE EVENING.

Warnings from packaging:

Product intended for cosmetic use only. If irritation persists, discontinue use and contact a physician. Store below 30 C / 86 F. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Use only as directed. Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration. SUNBURN ALERT: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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