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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
January 2008

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Stella McCartney Gentle Cleansing Milk (2008 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Stella McCartney Gentle Cleansing Milk (2008 formulation) 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 Stella McCartney Gentle Cleansing Milk (2008 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
GERANIOLEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HEXYL CINNAMALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE)
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS BUD OIL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: None
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT,
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES ROOT OILMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER WATER
CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER WATER
None Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PALMITOYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: None
COCOGLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer