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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Vichy Laboratories Purete Thermale Intensive Cleansing Milk

EWG scientists reviewed Vichy Laboratories Purete Thermale Intensive Cleansing Milk 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 Vichy Laboratories Purete Thermale Intensive Cleansing Milk is 5.
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
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
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions The product manufacturer has listed sodium hydroxide on the product label or has informed Skin Deep's research team that it is used to make the product. In a properly manufactured soap, this common raw ingredient completely reacts with oils; none remains in the product. Therefore, the hazards associated with sodium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENANOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACID
MYRISTYL ACID
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISODODECANEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
MYRTRIMONIUM BROMIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
[product of sodium hydroxide and GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN OIL)]
None Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
[product of sodium hydroxide and BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) (SHEA BUTTER EXTRACT)]
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
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