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Cosmedica Skincare Anti Aging & Brightening Formula Super Nutrient Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cosmedica Skincare Anti Aging & Brightening Formula Super Nutrient Balm product label collected on March 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 Cosmedica Skincare Anti Aging & Brightening Formula Super Nutrient Balm is 2.

Data last updated: March 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA OIL (ROSEHIP SEED)

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (KOSHER; VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

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

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

Limited

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

Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (AMERICAN CRANBERRY) OIL
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON OIL (CRANBERRY)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS OIL (RASPBERRY SEED)

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (ORGANIC EVENING PRIMROSE)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA OIL (GRAPESEED)

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM)

None

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON EXTRACT (CRANBERRY)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT (GINKGO)

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM EXTRACT (MILK THISTLE)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (ORGANIC SAGE)

Limited
SCHIZANDRA CHINENSIS (SCHIZANDRA BERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCHISANDRA CHINENSIS EXTRACT (ORGANIC SCHISANDRA)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS EXTRACT (THYME)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TARAXACUM OFFICINALE EXTRACT (DANDELION)

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

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: -2-AMINO-5-GUANIDINOPENTANOIC ACID (2S)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (WATER), ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (ALOE), ALGAE EXTRACT, CAMELIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA), GLYCERIN (KOSHER, VEGETABLE), SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C), ORGANIC ROSA CANINA OIL (ROSEHIP SEED), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), VACCINIUM MACROCARPON OIL (CRANBERRY), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), RUBUS IDAEUS OIL (RASPBERRY SEED), OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (ORGANIC EVENING PRIMROSE), VITIS VINIFERA OIL (GRAPESEED), DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM), CAMELLIA SINENSIS EXTRACT (ORGANIC GREEN TEA), VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON EXTRACT (CRANBERRY), GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT (GINKGO), SILYBUM MARIANUM EXTRACT (MILK THISTLE), SALVIA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (ORGANIC SAGE), SCHISANDRA CHINENSIS EXTRACT (ORGANIC SCHISANDRA), THYMUS VULGARIS EXTRACT (THYME), CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT (ORGANIC GOTU KOLA), EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT (HORSETAIL), TARAXACUM OFFICINALE EXTRACT (DANDELION), GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT (WILD GERANIUM), (2S)-2-AMINO-5-GUANIDINOPENTANOIC ACID, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN.

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