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Data available:
 
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Data last updated:
July 2010

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Miessence Balancing Moisturiser - Certified Organic

EWG scientists reviewed Miessence Balancing Moisturiser - Certified Organic 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 Miessence Balancing Moisturiser - Certified Organic is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LECITHIN
(NON-GMO)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
citrus aurantium amara (bitter orange) fruit extract
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (FRENCH LAVENDER) FLOWER ESSENTIAL OIL
(ORGANIC)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE EXTRACT
organic aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) EXTRACT
organic althea officinalis (marshmallow) extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
organic butyrospermum parkii (shea) fruit butter
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) FLOWER EXTRACT
organic hypericum perforatum (St John’s wort) extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
organic olea europaea (olive) juice extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
organic rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) CO2 extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM
sclerotium rolfsii gum
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
organic rosa rubiginosa (rosehip) seed oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
organic simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
organic calendula officinalis flower (marigold) extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
organic helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM
(NON GMO)
None Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
(PURIFIED)
Innocuous
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