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ARCONA Raspberry Clarifying Bar, Cleanse AM/PM (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the ARCONA Raspberry Clarifying Bar, Cleanse AM/PM (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 ARCONA Raspberry Clarifying Bar, Cleanse AM/PM (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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: D ALPHA TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E) (VITAMIN E)

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

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

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT (GREEN TEA

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AGUA (DISTILLED WATER)

Fair
STARCH
Appeared as: GLUCOSE POLYMERS

Limited
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (MOJAVE YUCCA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: YUCCA (YUCCA SCHIDIGERA) EXTRACT

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

Limited
SALIX L. (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: WILLOW BARK EXTRACT (SALIX ALBA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

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

None
RUBUS IDAEUS STRIGOSUS (RED RASPBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: RED RASPBERRY (RUBUS IDAEUS) EXTRACT (RUBUS IDAEUS)

Limited
TSUGA CANADENSIS (CANADIAN HEMLOCK) OIL
Appeared as: HEMLOCK OIL

Limited

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:

Agua (Distilled Water), Glucose Polymers, Yucca (Yucca Schidigera) Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana Extract (Witch Hazel), Willow Bark Extract (Salix Alba), Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract (Green Tea, White Tea), Honey, Lecithin, Lactic Acid, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Red Raspberry (Rubus Idaeus) Extract (Rubus Idaeus), Hemlock Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus), D Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Grapefruit Seed Extract (Citrus Grandis)

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