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Borghese Gel Delicato Gentle Makeup Remover (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Borghese Gel Delicato Gentle Makeup Remover (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Borghese Gel Delicato Gentle Makeup Remover (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
POTASSIUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MINERAL SALT (POTASSIUM SILICATE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289) (CI 77289)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust

Limited

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT (LAVENDER)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: SEA SALT (MARIS SAL)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ADENOSINE 5'-(TETRAHYDROGEN TRIPHOSPHATE), SODIUM SALT
Appeared as: ADENOSINE 5' TRIPHOSPHATE DISODIUM SALT (ATP)

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Propylene Glycol, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Triethanolamine, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract (Lavender), Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey Root) Extract, Sea Salt (Maris Sal), Mineral Salt (Potassium Silicate), Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, Collagen Amino Acids, Adenosine 5' Triphosphate Disodium Salt (ATP), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Laureth 8 Sulfate, Magnesium Laureth Sulfate, Magnesium Laureth 8 Sulfate, Sodium Oleth Sulfate, Magnesium Oleth Sulfate, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289) (CI 77289), Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Moisten a cotton pad. Gently sweep over face, eyes and lips. Remove with water or tissue. Follow with your favorite Borghese cleanser and toner.

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