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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Remede Matte Therapy Cleansing Gelee

EWG scientists reviewed Remede Matte Therapy Cleansing Gelee 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 Remede Matte Therapy Cleansing Gelee is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GERANIOLEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COUMARINCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRONELLOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FARNESOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions The product manufacturer has listed sodium hydroxide on the product label or has informed Skin Deep's research team that it is used to make the product. In a properly manufactured soap, this common raw ingredient completely reacts with oils; none remains in the product. Therefore, the hazards associated with sodium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (PINE NEEDLE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CI 42090Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MYRTUS COMMUNIS (MYRTLE) OIL
MYRTUS COMMUNIS OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ORIGANUM MAJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) LEAF OIL
ORIGANUM MAJORANA LEAF OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
DEHYDROACETATE ACID
Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CAPRYLOYL GLYCINEUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) FLOWER EXTRACT
NYMPHAEA ALBA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL TETRAISOPALMITATENone Identified
Data: Limited
PEUMUS BOLDUS LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL (LEMON)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA MULTIFLORA (JAPANESE ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
ROSA MULTIFLORA FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
CARRAGEENAN (CHONDRUS CRISPUS) EXTRACT (CARRAGEENAN)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCONUT ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: None
SAPONIFIED HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)]
None Identified
Data: Fair
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