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Biologique Recherche Serum T.E.W.L.

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Serum T.E.W.L. 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 Serum T.E.W.L. is 2.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

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

Limited
RASPBERRY SEED OIL PEG-8 ESTERS
Appeared as: RASPBERRY SEED OIL / TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS

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

Limited

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

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

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

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT OIL

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, COCO-CAPRYLATE, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL, APRICOT KERNEL OIL PEG-6 ESTERS, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT OIL, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL, GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL, ISOSORBIDE DICAPRYLATE, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, RASPBERRY SEED OIL / TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, CHOLESTEROL, CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL, TOCOPHEROL, POTASSIUM SULFATE, LINALOOL, LIMONENE, BENZYL BENZOATE, FARNESOL, GERANIOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE

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