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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Dr. Brandt Skincare anti-irritant comforting cleanser (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Dr. Brandt Skincare anti-irritant comforting cleanser (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 Dr. Brandt Skincare anti-irritant comforting cleanser (2010 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRILAURETH-4 PHOSPHATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 STEARATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) GERM EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PHYTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 SESQUIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIHEPTANOINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SEA SALT
SEA WATER (MARIS AQUA)
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