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Data last updated:
September 2013

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MALIN+GOETZ Grapefruit Face Cleanser (old formulation)

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facial cleanser
EWG scientists reviewed MALIN+GOETZ Grapefruit Face 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 MALIN+GOETZ Grapefruit Face Cleanser (old formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology, Cancer
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ACRYLATES/ AMINOACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL PEG-20 ITACONATE COPOLYMEROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
GRAPEFRUIT PEEL EXTRACT (CITRUS GRANDIS)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LACTATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
DI-PPG-2 MYRETH-10 ADIPATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYLAURYL/HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE
BETAINE (SUGAR BEET)
None Identified
Data: None
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYLAMINE OXIDEEcotoxicology
Data: None
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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