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Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Anti-Pollution Drops

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Anti-Pollution Drops product label collected on June 30, 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 Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Anti-Pollution Drops 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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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
Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

None

None

None

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED EXTRACT

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/water/eau, betaine, lactobacillus/portulaca oleracea ferment extract, butylene glycol, phenoxyethanol, carbomer, ethylhexylglycerin, sodium hyaluronate, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, alteromonas ferment extract, biosaccharide gum-1, sodium hydroxide, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed extract.

Directions from packaging:

Apply as the last step in your skincare routine. Dispense a full pipette in the palm of your hand and apply to the face, eye, and neck area using a gentle patting motion. A few drops of the serum can be mixed with your FACE CREAM or applied undiluted.

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