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Context VITAMIN C ALL DAY EYE CREAM

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Context VITAMIN C ALL DAY EYE CREAM product label collected on January 08, 2021 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 Context VITAMIN C ALL DAY EYE CREAM is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • 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)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

None
TOCOPHERYL POLYPEPTIDE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL/WHEAT POLYPEPTIDES

Limited

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT

Limited
EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS (EYEBRIGHT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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), CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, PEG/PPG-18/18 DIMETHICONE, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, NYLON-12, POLYSILICONE-11, ASCORBIC ACID POLYPEPTIDE, TOCOPHEROL/WHEAT POLYPEPTIDES, SODIUM PCA, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL, BISABOLOL, ISOHEXADECANE, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT, ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT, EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT, CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT, DECYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CARBOMER, SODIUM ACRYLATE/ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, POLYSORBATE 80, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL.

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