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Thrive Causemetics Defying Gravity Eye Lifting Cream

Thrive Causemetics Defying Gravity Eye Lifting Cream

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CATEGORY

Around Eye Cream

BRAND

Thrive Causemetics

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2022

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, opacifying agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent;surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLICICAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKI (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - foambooster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, refatting, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CANDELILLA/ JOJOBA/ RICE BRAN POLYGLYCERYL-3 ESTERS
Appeared as: CANDELILLAJJOJOBA/RICE BRAN POLYGLYCERYL3 ESTERS
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, viscosityincreasing agent - aqueous, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
BIDENS PILOSA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALLANTOIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin protectant, skin conditioning, skin protecting, soothing
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Ingredient score: 01
CAFFEINE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MUSA SAPIENTUM (BANANA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-3 LAURATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYLACETATE (VITAMIN E)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: PANTOTHENICACID (VITAMIN B5)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALO BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT LYSATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM PERICARP EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, film forming, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
PHOSPHOLIPIDS
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
KAPPAPHYCUS ALVAREZII EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
ASTAXANTHIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAFISTALK EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAERHAMNOIDES SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, deodorant, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating
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Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
CHLORPHENESIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic biocide, antimicrobial, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), CETYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLICICAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERIN, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKI (SHEA) BUTTER, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CANDELILLAJJOJOBA/RICE BRAN POLYGLYCERYL3 ESTERS, GLYCERYL STEARATE, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL, GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL, HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, BIDENS PILOSA EXTRACT, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL, ALLANTOIN, CAFFEINE, MUSA SAPIENTUM (BANANA) LEAF EXTRACT, POLYGLYCERYL-3 LAURATE, TOCOPHERYLACETATE (VITAMIN E), PANTOTHENICACID (VITAMIN B5), SODIUM HYALURONATE, ALO BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT LYSATE, PUNICA GRANATUM PERICARP EXTRACT, CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, KAPPAPHYCUS ALVAREZII EXTRACT, HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT, ASTAXANTHIN, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAFISTALK EXTRACT, HIPPOPHAERHAMNOIDES SEED OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, XANTHAN GUM, TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CHLORPHENESIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

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