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Beautycounter Countertime Enlightening Treatment Pads (2019 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Countertime Enlightening Treatment Pads (2019 formulation) product label collected on January 16, 2019 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 Beautycounter Countertime Enlightening Treatment Pads (2019 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: January 2019

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Robust

Limited
TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE

Limited

Limited
LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

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 Propanediol Glycerin --------------------------- Ingredients below this line are 1% or less -------------------------- Glyceryl Caprylate Polyglyceryl-4 Caprylate Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil Mimosa Tenuiflora Bark Extract Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil Rosa Damascena Flower Oil Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil Artemisia Pallens Flower Oil Sodium Benzoate Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate Decyl Glucoside Diglycerin Caprylhydroxamic Acid Sucrose Tamarindus Indica Seed Polysaccharide Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Seed Extract Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate Xanthan Gum Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract Algae Extract

Directions from packaging:

Sweep a single pad over face and neck with upward strokes.

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