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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Organic Wear Facial Makeup Remover Towelettes (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Organic Wear Facial Makeup Remover Towelettes (2012 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 Organic Wear Facial Makeup Remover Towelettes (2012 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption

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: Good
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATERNone Identified
Data: None
LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATENone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL (OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT*)
None Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) (LAVENDER OIL*)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) (LEAF JUICE*)
Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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