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Starflower Essentials Rose Petalets Cleanser & Refresher Pads (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Starflower Essentials Rose Petalets Cleanser & Refresher Pads (old formulation) product label collected on March 14, 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 Starflower Essentials Rose Petalets Cleanser & Refresher Pads (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: March 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (BULGARIAN ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: BULGARIAN ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL

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

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

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (BULGARIAN ROSE) WATER
Appeared as: BULGARIAN ROSEWATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM CAPITATUM (GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: PALMA ROSA ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Bulgarian rose water; aloe vera juice; distilled witch hazel; essential oils of Bulgarian rose, geranium, palma rosa; sulfonated castor oil; grapefruit seed extract.

Directions from packaging:

Rinse fae with warm water and pat dry. Apply cleanser and refresher pad to face, neck and ears. Follow with face toner and moisturizer. Ideal for morning cleansing and as a refresher, anytime.

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