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BioClarity Zen Ultra Calming Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BioClarity Zen Ultra Calming Serum product label collected on November 10, 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 BioClarity Zen Ultra Calming Serum is 4.

Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

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

Fair

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

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT
Appeared as: DIPOTASSIUM GLYCRRHIZATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 75810
Appeared as: CHLOROPHYLLIN-COPPER COMPLEX (FLORALUX )

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYHEXYLGLYCERIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

Limited

Limited
LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited
FRANGULA ALNUS (GLOSSY BUCKTHORN) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRANGULA ALNUS BARK EXTRACT

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
LARREA DIVARICATA (CREOSOTE BUSH) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LARREA DIVARICATA EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
LYSINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: LYSINE HCL

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

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:

Water (Aqua), Niacinamide, Ethoxydiglycol, Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex (Floralux ), Glycerin, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Seed Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Equisetum Arvense Extract, Frangula Alnus Bark Extract, Geranium Maculatum Extract, Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Leaf Extract, Larrea Divaricata Extract, Quassia Amara Wood Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Symphytum Officinale Root Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Betaine, Allantoin, Sodium Hydroxide, Dipotassium Glycrrhizate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Lecithin, PCA, Butylene Glycol, Serine, Alanine, Glycine, Glutamic Acid, Lysine HCL, Threonine, Arginine, Proline, Sodium Ascorbate, Simethicone, Ethyhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2-3 drops to clean skin after any treatment products, but before moisturizer and SPF in the morning and evening. Gently pat into skin. Avoid getting in eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water.

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