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Data last updated:
October 2012

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Neocutis NeoCleanse Exfoliating Skin Cleanser for Normal to Oily Skin

EWG scientists reviewed Neocutis NeoCleanse Exfoliating Skin Cleanser for Normal to Oily 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 Neocutis NeoCleanse Exfoliating Skin Cleanser for Normal to Oily Skin is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL
PHEOXYETHANOL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYHEXYLGLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
DEHYDRO XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATENone Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE
DISODIUM COCOYL L-GLUTIMATE
None Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
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