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Be Green Bath & Body Facial Cleanser, Green Tea (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath & Body Facial Cleanser, Green Tea (old formulation) product label collected on September 26, 2016 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 Green Bath & Body Facial Cleanser, Green Tea (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: September 2016

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL HYDROSOL

None
SAPONIFIED COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED COCONUT OIL

None
SAPONIFIED OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED OLIVE OIL

None
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED JOJOBA OIL

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE EXTRACT

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

Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK
Appeared as: WHITE WILLOW BARK

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA EXTRACT

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled water, witch hazel hydrosol, organic saponified coconut oil, organic saponified olive oil, organic saponified jojoba oil, organic aloe vera leaf juice extract, green tea extract, organic white willow bark, vegetable glycerin, organic calendula extract, organic rosemary extract, grapefruit essential oil

Directions from packaging:

Wet face and hands. Apply 1-2 pumps of cleanser into palm of hand and rub hands together. Apply to face with a gentle rubbing motion for 30 seconds. Rinse well with warm water and pat skin dry.

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