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Ocusoft Lid Scrub Plus Foaming Eyelid Cleanser (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ocusoft Lid Scrub Plus Foaming Eyelid Cleanser (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 Ocusoft Lid Scrub Plus Foaming Eyelid Cleanser (old formulation) is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
PEG-80 SORBITAN LAURATE
Appeared as: POE-80 SORBITAN MONOLAURATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• 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)

Limited
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE
Appeared as: POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE (PHMB)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: 1,2-OCTANEDIOL

Limited
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE
Appeared as: COCOAMPHODIACETATE DISODIUM

Limited
PANTHENOL, D-
Appeared as: D-PANTHENOL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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, Ringer's Solution, POE-80 Sorbitan Monolaurate, Methyl Gluceth-20, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Decyl Polyglucoside, 1, 2-Hexanediol and 1, 2-Octanediol, Cocoamphodiacetate Disodium, D-Panthenol, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide (PHMB).

Directions from packaging:

Remove contact lenses prior to use. Pre-lathered for ready application. First, wash and clean hands. Pump desired amount of OCuSOFT Lid Scrub Foam onto a clean, lint-free cloth, or fingertip (persons with long fingernails should use caution if using fingertip application). Close the eye and gently cleanse lids using lateral side to side strokes. Rinse (or leave on if directed). Avoid touching the eye directly.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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