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Primal Life Organics Fire and Ice, Primal Face Treatment (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Primal Life Organics Fire and Ice, Primal Face Treatment (2014 formulation) product label collected on July 11, 2014 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 Primal Life Organics Fire and Ice, Primal Face Treatment (2014 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM (PETITGRAIN) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) NUT OIL

Limited
CAPSICUM ANNUUM
Appeared as: CAPSICUM ANNUM (CAYENNE PEPPER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINII (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM LINN (POMEGRANATE) OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) OIL

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) RESIN OIL
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
MYRTUS COMMUNIS (MYRTLE) OIL
Appeared as: MYRTYS COMMUNIS (MYRTLE) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CISTUS LADANIFERUS OIL
Appeared as: CISTUS LADANIFERUS (CISTUS) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

Fire Ingredients: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil* and Argania Spinosa (Argan) Nut Oil* infused with Capsicum Annum (Cayenne Pepper)*, Cymbopogon Martinii (Palmarosa) Oil*, Myroxylon Balsamum (Peru Balsam) Oil*, Citrus Aurantium (Petitgrain) Oil* Ice Ingredients: Punica Granatum Linn (Pomegranate) Oil*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Leaf Extract*, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Oil*, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Oil*, Menthol*, Leptospermum Scoparium (Manuka) Oil*, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Oil*, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Oil*, Myrtys Communis (Myrtle) Oil*, Cistus Ladaniferus (Cistus) Oil*, Canarium Luzonicum (Elemi) Oil*, Santalum Spicatum (Sandalwood) Oil*

Directions from packaging:

Fire (Step 1): Apply to clean skin, after toner. Avoid eye and mouth area. Apply ONE DROP to each cheek, forehead and chin. Massage in. Wash hands. Fire will "burn" for approximately 15 minutes. Do not wash off. Ice (Step 2): Apply 15 minutes after Fire. Apply ONE DROP to each cheek, forehead, and chin. Massage in. Wash hands after use. Do not wash off. Additional moisturizer not needed unless desired.

Warnings from packaging:

NOT recommended during pregnancy

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