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Biologique Recherche Lotion P50W

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Lotion P50W product label collected on June 02, 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 Lotion P50W is 3.

Data last updated: June 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
  • 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
Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ARMORACIA RUSTICANA (HORSERADISH) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCHLEARIA ARMORACIA (HORSERADISH) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

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

Limited
CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS (CAYENNE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Good

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

Limited
VINEGAR
Appeared as: VINEGAR (ACETUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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), GLUCONOLACTONE, NIACINAMIDE, GLYCERIN, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, LACTIC ACID, ETHOXYDIGLYCOL, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, MALIC ACID, ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT, COCHLEARIA ARMORACIA (HORSERADISH) ROOT EXTRACT, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS FRUIT EXTRACT, PHYTIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM LACTATE, ALLANTOIN, SERINE, SULFUR, VINEGAR (ACETUM), SODIUM SALICYLATE, SORBITOL, TEA-LACTATE, UREA, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM BISULFITE

Directions from packaging:

Next apply Biologique Recherche P50W onto a cotton pad. Starting at the decollete move upward to the neck and face. Use a gentle patting motion. Allow P50 to penetrate before applying the next product.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid eye area.

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