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Be Green Bath and Body Facial Serum for Normal Skin (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath and Body Facial Serum for Normal Skin (old formulation) product label collected on January 27, 2014 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 Be Green Bath and Body Facial Serum for Normal Skin (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: January 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER FLOWER OIL.

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

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
BENZOIN OIL
Appeared as: BENZOIN ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: PALMAROSA ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Apricot kernel oil, jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, vitamin E, benzoin essential oil, lavender flower oil, palmarosa essential oil

Directions from packaging:

Place a few drops on finger and massage gently into skin on face and under eyes. Repeat on neck and chest. For best results use after toner and before moisturizer.

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