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Some By Mi Yuja Niacin Brightening Care Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Some By Mi Yuja Niacin Brightening Care Serum product label collected on January 21, 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 Some By Mi Yuja Niacin Brightening Care Serum 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
CITRUS JUNOS PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS JUNOS PEEL OIL (293 PPM)

Fair

None

None

Fair

None
CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA OIL
Appeared as: CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

None

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM (SEA DAFFODIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

Fair

Limited
THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: THIAMINE HCL

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Citrus Junos Fruit Extract(82.37 %), Niacinamide(5 %), Butylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, C12-14 Pareth-12, Water, Trehalose, C12-14 Pareth-7, Carbomer, Citrus Junos Peel Oil(293 ppm), Tromethamine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine, Coptis Chinensis Root Extract,Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Agrimonia Eupatoria Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cellulose Gum, Chamaecyparis Obtusa Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Disodium EDTA, Arbutin, Perilla Frutescens Leaf Extract, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol,Saussurea Involucrata Extract, Glucose, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Panthenol, Glutathione, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Maltodextrin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract,Pancratium Maritimum Extract, Folic Acid, Biotin, Pyridoxine, Tocopherol, Cyanocobalamin, Linoleic Acid, Thiamine HCl, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Inositol, Limonene, Linalool

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