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Pangea Organics Facial Scrub, Egyptian Geranium with Adzuki Bean & Cranberry (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pangea Organics Facial Scrub, Egyptian Geranium with Adzuki Bean & Cranberry (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 Pangea Organics Facial Scrub, Egyptian Geranium with Adzuki Bean & Cranberry (old formulation) is 4.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL (BLOOD ORANGE OIL)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None

Limited

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

Fair
SD ALCOHOL 38B
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (SDA 38B LAVENDER)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None
PHASEOLUS ANGULARIS SEED POWDER
Appeared as: PHASEOLUS ANGULARIS (ADZUKI SEED POWDER)

Limited

None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

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

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII

Fair

Limited

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Water (Purified), Alcohol (Organic SDA 38B Lavender), Phaseolus Angularis (Organic Adzuki Seed Powder), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed (Organic), Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride (Organic), Glycerin (Vegetable), Glyceryl Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Organic), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Sucrose Stearate, Oryza Sativa (Organic Rice) Bran Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil (Organic), Organic Herbal Extracts of:, Rosa Gallica (French Rose) Flower Extract, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Extract (Organic), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OiI (Organic), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Organic Essential Oils of:, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil (Blood Orange Oil), Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Cymbopogon Martini (Palma Rosa) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid

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