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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Clarisonic Daily Acne Cleanser (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Clarisonic Daily Acne Cleanser (2013 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 Clarisonic Daily Acne Cleanser (2013 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA-COPPERUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LACTIC ACIDUse restrictions, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-18 GLYCERYL OLEATE/ COCOATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: None
GLYCERETH-2 COCOATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATENone Identified
Data: None
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATERNone Identified
Data: Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPHENYL PROPAMIDOBENZOIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: None
10-HYDROXYDECANOIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS
HYDROLIZED JOJOBA ESTERS
None Identified
Data: None
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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