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Be Green Bath and Body Healthy Skin Balancing Toner (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath and Body Healthy Skin Balancing Toner (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 Healthy Skin Balancing Toner (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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER FLOWER OIL.

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

Limited

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA)
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL HYDROSOL

Limited
ROSA CANINA (ROSE) HYDROSOL
Appeared as: ROSE HYDROSOL

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

None
BENZOIN OIL
Appeared as: BENZOIN ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled water, organic witch hazel hydrosol, organic rose hydrosol, vegetable glycerine, potassium sorbate, ascorbic acid, organic palmarosa essential oil, benzoin essential oil, lavender flower oil

Directions from packaging:

Shake well. After cleansing, apply a small amount to a cotton pad. Gently massage into skin on face. Follow with Serum or Regenerative Night Cream.

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