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InstaNatural MultiVitamin C Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the InstaNatural MultiVitamin C Serum product label collected on March 24, 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 InstaNatural MultiVitamin C Serum is 4.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

None

None

Fair
ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE
Appeared as: N-ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE*

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT CULTURE CONDITIONED MEDIA (GINGER)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF CULTURE CONDITIONED MEDIA (GREEN TEA)

None

None

None

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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:

Aqua, Jojoba Oil/Macadamia Seed Oil Esters*, Cetearyl Olivate*, Sorbitan Olivate*, Soluble Collagen, Glycerin*, Squalene*, Sodium Hyaluronate*, Rice Amino Acids*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride*, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters*, N-Acetyl Glucosamine*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Culture Conditioned Media, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Culture Conditioned Media, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Phytosteryl Macadamiate*, Glyceryl Oleate Citrate*, Ubiquinone, Phytosterols*, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate*, Lecithin*, Sclerotium Gum*, Xanthan Gum*, Tocopherol*, Fragrance**, Propanediol*, Benzyl Alcohol*, Pentylene Glycol*.

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Massage a small amount onto cleansed and toned skin, allowing the serum to absorb completely. Follow with appropriate moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discontinue use if redness or irritation occurs. Avoid direct contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.

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