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Derma.e Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma.e Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum 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 Derma.e Blue Light Shield Concentrated Serum is 3.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA ROSEA (RHODIOLA) ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
LUTEIN
Appeared as: XANTHOPHYLLS (LUTEIN)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

None
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: APHANIZOMENON FLOS-AQUAE (BLUE GREEN ALGAE) POWDER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CETYL ALCOHOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), POLYSORBATE 60, DIMETHICONE, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, XANTHAN GUM, SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL, CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER, DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE, SALICYLIC ACID, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CHARCOAL EXTRACT, ALLANTOIN, PANTHENOL, RHODIOLA ROSEA (RHODIOLA) ROOT EXTRACT, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, XANTHOPHYLLS (LUTEIN), PANAX (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT, TREHALOSE, APHANIZOMENON FLOS-AQUAE (BLUE GREEN ALGAE) POWDER, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN.

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