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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2010

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Miessence Balancing Cleanser - Certified Organic (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Miessence Balancing Cleanser - Certified Organic (2010 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 Miessence Balancing Cleanser - Certified Organic (2010 formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
organic cananga odorata (ylang ylang) essential oil
(ORGANIC)
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE)
citrus aurantium amara (bitter orange) fruit extract
Use restrictions
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) root extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS ARANTIUM DULCIS OIL
organic citrus dulcis (orange) essential oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: None
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) FLOWER EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM
sclerotium rolfsii gum
None Identified
Data: Limited
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (MOJAVE YUCCA) EXTRACT
yucca schidigera extract
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
organic calendula officinalis (marigold) flower extract
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
organic helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil
(ORGANIC)
None Identified
Data: Fair
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
organic matricaria recutita (chamomile) flower extract
(ORGANIC)
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: None
WATER
(PURIFIED)
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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