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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Avene Cold Cream Ultra Rich Cleansing Gel (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Avene Cold Cream Ultra Rich Cleansing Gel (2013 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 Avene Cold Cream Ultra Rich Cleansing Gel (2013 formulation) is 6.
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
CETEARETH-60 MYRISTYL GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRICLOSANIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS)
Data: Fair
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINOHYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED COLLAGENNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATENone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MYRISTIC ACIDEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOHEXADECANEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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