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Data available:
 
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Data last updated:
November 2014

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Earth Science Clarifying Herbal Astringent for Oily & Combination Skin

EWG scientists reviewed Earth Science Clarifying Herbal Astringent for Oily & Combination Skin 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 Earth Science Clarifying Herbal Astringent for Oily & Combination Skin is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ZINC SULFATEOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, TRICLOSAN)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
SORBIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
MACROCYTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO) SEED EXTRACT
BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CELLULOSE GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SULFURIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
APPLE CIDER VINEGAROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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