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Data last updated:
July 2013

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philosophy purity made simple gel cleanser

EWG scientists reviewed philosophy purity made simple gel cleanser 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 philosophy purity made simple gel cleanser is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROGEN PEROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DISTEARETH-75 IPDIContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
GLYCERETH 7 CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
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.
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OILMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEContamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
Geranium oil, saponified
[product of sodium hydroxide and PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL]
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: None
SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLYL BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MAGNESIUM NITRATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BUTETH-3Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM SULFATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATENone Identified
Data: None
BULNESIA SARMIENTOI WOOD OILNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) OIL
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ACACIA DEALBATA FLOWER WAX
ACACIA DEALBATA FLOWER/STEM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) FRUIT OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIBUTYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY OIL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
ORMENIS MULTICAULIS (CHAMOMILE) OIL
ORMENIS MULTICAULIS OIL
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: None
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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