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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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The Pure - Natural Skincare Vitamin C Facial Cleanser

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, 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
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE OIL)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBARDENSIS LEAFT (ALOE VERA EXTRACT)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MIPANone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP OIL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE PEEL TINCTURE)
None Identified
Data: None
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL PLANT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) EXTRACT
PELAGONIUM GRAVOLEONS (GERANIUM EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHYL SULFONE
METHYLSULFONYLMETHANE (MSM)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
ORIGANUM VULGARE (OREGANO) OIL
ORIGANUM COMPACTUM (OREGANO OIL)
None Identified
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