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Inua Organic Moringa Vitamin C Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Inua Organic Moringa Vitamin C Serum product label collected on October 13, 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 Inua Organic Moringa Vitamin C Serum is 2.

Data last updated: October 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: EXTRACT OF ROSEHIP SEED

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS: ORGANIC ALOE LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER
Appeared as: HIBISCUS FLOWER

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF
Appeared as: ROSEMARY LEAF

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA SEED EXTRACT

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) LEAF
Appeared as: NEEM LEAF

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

None

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: MSM

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: VITAMIN B3

None

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PROVITAMIN B5

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

: Organic Aloe Leaf Juice, Organic extract of Rosehip Seed, Hibiscus Flower, Rosemary Leaf, Moringa Seed Extract, Neem Leaf and Sunflower Seed, Organic Alcohol, DMAE Bitartrate, MSM, Vitamin E, Provitamin A, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C Ester, Provitamin B5, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

To use: warm 3-5 drops of serum on your fingertips and apply an even layer to entire face, neck and decollete. If desired, follow with amoisturizer.

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