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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Kigelia Cosmetics African Earth EXFOLIATE (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Kigelia Cosmetics African Earth EXFOLIATE (2009 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 Kigelia Cosmetics African Earth EXFOLIATE (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENTONITEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLUCOSE OXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL GLUTAMATENone Identified
Data: Limited
KIGELIA AFRICANA FRUIT EXTRACT
KIGELIA AFRICANA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
GLUCONOLACTONENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
LACTOPEROXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
PUMICENone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone 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