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Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase HydraBalance Foaming Cleanser (old formulation)

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facial cleanser
EWG scientists reviewed Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase HydraBalance Foaming Cleanser (old 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 Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase HydraBalance Foaming Cleanser (old formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
COCAMIDE DEAUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
CERAMIDE 3None Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE 6-IINone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE 1None Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HONEYNone Identified
Data: None
PHYTOSPHINGOSINENone Identified
Data: Limited
STEARYL OLIVATENone Identified
Data: None
XYLITYLGLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: None
ANHYDROXYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
XYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
LACTOBACILLUS/ERIODICTYON CALIFORNICUM FERMENT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATENone Identified
Data: None
N6-FURFURYLADENINE
KINETIN
None Identified
Data: Fair
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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