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Epionce MelanoLyte Tx

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Epionce MelanoLyte Tx product label collected on January 12, 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 Epionce MelanoLyte Tx is 5.

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Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• 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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA ALBA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM (SEA FENNEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (OLIVE)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

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), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Ergothioneine, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine, Butylene Glycol, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Behenyl Alcohol, Bisabolol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Crithmum Maritimum Extract, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables, PEG-20 Soy Sterol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Fruit Extract, Phytosterols, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Stearyl Alcohol.

Directions from packaging:

Evenly apply to clean skin 1-3 times daily.

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