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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Borlind Purifying Care FACIAL TONER (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Borlind Purifying Care FACIAL TONER (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 Borlind Purifying Care FACIAL TONER (2009 formulation) is 8.
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 PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL SALICYLATEEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FARNESOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ZINC OXIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL STEARATEData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARYL GLYCYRRHETINATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATENone Identified
Data: None
YEAST EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
None Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BISABOLOLEnhanced 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