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Fourth Ray Beauty Face Serum Boost, Blue Light

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fourth Ray Beauty Face Serum Boost, Blue Light product label collected on March 01, 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 Fourth Ray Beauty Face Serum Boost, Blue Light is 3.

Data last updated: March 2021

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
  • 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4)
Appeared as: BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited
ABIES BALSAMEA (BALSAM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ABIES BALSAMEA (BALSAM CANADA) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDMOMUM SEED EXTRACT

None

None
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) GUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) GUM EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited
ANISE EXTRACT
Appeared as: PIMPINELLA ANISUM (ANISE) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

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

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

water, glycerin, polysorbate 20, vaccinium vitis-idaea fruit extract, jasminum officinale (jasmine) flower/leaf extract, camellia sinensis leaf extract, elettaria cardmomum seed extract, cananga odorata flower extract, hyacinthus orientalis (hyacinth) flower extract, ferula galbaniflua (galbanum) gum extract, cucumis melo cantalupensis fruit extract, abies balsamea (balsam canada) extract, pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract, pimpinella anisum (anise) fruit extract, peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, rose extract, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, glyceryl acrylate/acrylic acid copolymer, caprylyl glycol, hexylene glycol, sodium benzoate, citric acid, gluconolactone, calcium gluconate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, phenoxyethanol, blue 1 (ci 42090), red 33 (ci 17200).

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