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Decleor Purete Exfoliante Natural Micro-Smoothing Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Decleor Purete Exfoliante Natural Micro-Smoothing Cream (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 Decleor Purete Exfoliante Natural Micro-Smoothing Cream (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS ARANTIUM DULCIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT WATER (ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS PERSICA KERNEL OIL (PEACH)

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT WATER (KIWI)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

None

Fair

Limited
PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) OIL
Appeared as: PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) OIL (BLACK PEPPER)

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS PERSICA FRUIT EXTRACT (PEACH)

Limited
MELON FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS MELO (MELON) FRUIT EXTRACT (MELON)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT (GINGER)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA SHELL POWDER (COCONUT)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Prunus Persica Kernel Oil (Peach), Actinidia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Water (Kiwi), Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Water (Orange), Polysorbate 20, Ceteth 20, Silica, Behenyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Stearic Acid, Piper Nigrum (Black Pepper) Oil (Black Pepper), Prunus Persica Fruit Extract (Peach), Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract (Melon), Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract (Ginger), Cocos Nucifera Shell Powder (Coconut), Steareth 20, Fragrance (Parfum), Polyacrylamide, C13 14 Isoparaffin, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Menthol, Triethanolamine, Laureth 7, BHT, Citral, Hexylcinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben

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