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Biologique Recherche Creme Splendide

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Creme Splendide 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 Splendide is 2.

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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BETULA PUBESCENS (WHITE BIRCH) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETULA ALBA BARK EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
ACACIA DECURRENS/ JOJOBA/ SUNFLOWER SEED/ POLYGLYCERYL-3 ESTERS
Appeared as: ACACIA DECURRENS/JOJOBA/SUNFLOWER SEED WAX/POLYGLYCERYL-3 ESTERS

None

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

WATER (AQUA), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERIN, CETYL ALCOHOL, ACACIA DECURRENS/JOJOBA/SUNFLOWER SEED WAX/POLYGLYCERYL-3 ESTERS, SUCROSE POLYSTEARATE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, NIACINAMIDE, BETULA ALBA BARK EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT, HEDERA HELIX (IVY) LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT, SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER EXTRACT, TERMINALIA CATAPPA LEAF EXTRACT, YEAST EXTRACT, RHIZOBIAN GUM, ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE, TANNIC ACID, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, PVP, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, CHLORPHENESIN

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing with Biologique milk and applying P50 and your serum, remove Biologique Recherche Creme Splendide from jar with a spatula to avoid bacterial contamination. After emulsifying creme in your hands, apply in upward smoothing movements, starting at decollete and working up.

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