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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2014

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Luminance Skincare Bathing Gel (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Luminance Skincare Bathing Gel (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 Luminance Skincare Bathing Gel (old formulation) is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous; Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) The product manufacturer has listed potassium 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 potassium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
UNSPECIFIED OILSMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OILUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
HONEYSUCKLE EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ORCHID EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
MEADOWFOAM OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM COCOATE
[product of potassium hydroxide and  COCONUT OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM PALMATE
[product of potassium hydroxide and PALM OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and JOJOBA OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and APRICOT KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
MACADEMIA OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and AVOCADO OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PALMATE
[product of potassium hydroxide and PALM KERNEL OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
KUKUI OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and GRAPE SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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