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Dr. Brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner (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 Dr. Brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Limited

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

Fair

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

None

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

None

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

Robust

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ROSA MULTIFLORA (JAPANESE ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA MULTIFLORA FRUIT EXTRACT

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:

Water (Aqua), Silica, Benzyl Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Alcohol Denat., Xanthan Gum, Methyl Lactate, Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, PPG-26 Buteth-26, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Disodium EDTA, Salicylic Acid, Rosa Multiflora Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG-12 Glyceryl Distearate, PEG-23 Glyceryl Distearate.

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing with Pores No More Cleanser, apply a thin layer to areas of concern. Avoid eyes. Leave on 5 to 10 minutes until dry and turns light blue. A cooling sensation will occur. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Can be used 2-3 times per week for maximum results or as needed.

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