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Biologique Recherche Creme R-Stria

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Creme R-Stria product label collected on May 25, 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 Biologique Recherche Creme R-Stria is 3.

Data last updated: May 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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

None

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

None

None

None

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

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:

WATER (AQUA), PROPANEDIOL DICAPRYLATE, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, GLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, EMPETRUM NIGRUM FRUIT JUICE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS SEED EXTRACT, POLYGONATUM MULTIFLORUM RHIZOME/ROOT EXTRACT, SECALE CEREALE (RYE) SEED EXTRACT, SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, PHASEOLUS LUNATUS (GREEN BEAN) SEED EXTRACT, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-2, RHIZOBIAN GUM, PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1, LACTIC ACID, SODIUM HYALURONATE, RUTIN, DIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, XANTHAN GUM, GLYCERYL STEARATE, LECITHIN, CETYL PALMITATE, CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, TOCOPHEROL, CETEARYL ISONONANOATE, CARBOMER, CETEARETH-20, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, TRIETHANOLAMINE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG-20 GLYCERYL STEARATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, CHLORPHENESIN, POTASSIUM SORBATE

Directions from packaging:

At home, apply Creme R-STRIA gel-cream in the morning and evening using a smoothing or gentle massaging motion, in ascending direction over the areas to be treated. Its formula is quickly absorbed so you can get dressed directly after application.

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