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Jurlique Body Exfoliating Gel (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Jurlique Body Exfoliating Gel (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 Jurlique Body Exfoliating Gel (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A) (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E) (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU (WATER)

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA SHELL POWDER (WALNUT)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT (GRAPE SEED)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT (TURMERIC)

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT (HORSETAIL)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)

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

Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACT (LEMON BALM)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT (NETTLE)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

Fair

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) EXTRACT (CARROT)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C) (VITAMIN C)

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: LIMONENE (FROM NATURAL ESSENTIAL OIL)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Juglans Regia Shell Powder (Walnut), Alcohol, Glycerin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (Grape Seed), Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract (Turmeric), Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract (Horsetail), Hamamelis Virginiana Extract (Witch Hazel), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract (Lavender), Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract (Lemon Balm), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract (Nettle), Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Lactic Acid, Melaleuca Altemifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil (Tea Tree), Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Extract (Carrot), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (Vitamin C), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A) (Vitamin A), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract (Grapefruit), Limonene (from Natural Essential Oil)

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Massage a generous amount onto the body, especially when skin is dry and rough. Rinse well.

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