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Be Natural Organics Pomegranate Facial Scrub

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Natural Organics Pomegranate Facial Scrub product label collected on May 01, 2017 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 Be Natural Organics Pomegranate Facial Scrub is 2.

Data last updated: May 2017

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: NATURAL FLAVOR

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL SETHIONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SORBITOL
Appeared as: SORBITAL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALIS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

None

None
DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATE
Appeared as: DISODIUM LAURYL SUFOSUCCINATED

Robust

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY.

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, (distilled water), glycerin, sodium cocoyl sethionate, sorbital, prunus amygdalis dulcis (Sweet Almond) oil, hydrogenated jojoba oil, disodium lauryl sufosuccinated, sodium chloride, natural flavor, phenoxyethanol, tetrasodium EDTA, kaolin clay.

Directions from packaging:

Place small amount of scrub in palm, add water while working up a lather. Cleanse face and neck area in a circular motion and rinse well.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme heat.

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