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SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals SUPERMILD sensitive skin cleansing Creme (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals SUPERMILD sensitive skin cleansing Creme (old formulation) product label collected on June 25, 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 SIRCUIT Cosmeceuticals SUPERMILD sensitive skin cleansing Creme (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 2013

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERY-4 CAPRATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (RIBWORT PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA LEAF EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Glycerin, Behenyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycol Distearate, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein, Polyglycery-4 Caprate, Gluconolactone, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Bark Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract*, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Gluconolactone, Alcohol, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate. *USDA Certified Organic NOP. Phthalate free. 1,4 Dioxane free. Certified Gluten free.

Directions from packaging:

Splash face with warm water, apply a small amount of Supermild sensitive skin cleansing creme to palm of hand, add water, and rub hands together to activate frothy foam and cleanse face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Use both morning and night. Follow with Molecular Mist+ and Day Care+ as part of your daily home treatment program.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Please avoid contact with eyes and keep out of the reach of children.

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