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Blum Naturals Daily Exfoliating Towelettes, Organic Orange Peel (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Blum Naturals Daily Exfoliating Towelettes, Organic Orange Peel (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 Blum Naturals Daily Exfoliating Towelettes, Organic Orange Peel (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: July 2016

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (NATURALLY DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

None
VEGETABLE DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (SUGAR DERIVED)

Limited
ORANGE PEEL
Appeared as: ORANGE PEEL (PLANT DERIVED)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT (PLANT DERIVED)

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

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (NATURALLY DERIVED)

None
PLANT GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT DERIVED)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Decyl Glucoside (sugar derived), Orange Peel (organic plant derived), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract (organic plant derived), Gluconolactone (naturally derived), Sodium Benzoate (naturally derived), Glycerin (plant derived)

Directions from packaging:

Open lid and remove towelette. Unfold cloth completely and wipe over face, neck, and eye area. Be sure to close lid to maintain freshness

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. If product get into eyes and stinging occurs, rinse throughly with water. Dispose towelettes in trash receptacle ( do not flush)

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