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AHAVA Time to Clear Facial Mud Exfoliator (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the AHAVA Time to Clear Facial Mud Exfoliator (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 AHAVA Time to Clear Facial Mud Exfoliator (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
Appeared as: IODOPROPYNYL BUTYCARBAMATE

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

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

Robust

None

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

Robust

None

None

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
SILT
Appeared as: SILT (DEAD SEA MUD)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
DEAD SEA SALT
Appeared as: MARIS SAL (DEAD SEA SALT)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cocamide MEA, DMDM Hydantoin, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Ceteareth 20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Hexylene Glycol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Nylon 6, Propanediol, Silt (Dead Sea Mud), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Lactic Acid, Iodopropynyl Butycarbamate, Methylisothiazolinone, Tocopherol, Maris Sal (Dead Sea Salt)

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage on to wet face. Rinse with water.

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