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Michaderm Natural Facial Cleanser (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Michaderm Natural Facial Cleanser (old formulation) product label collected on June 03, 2015 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 Michaderm Natural Facial Cleanser (old formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2015

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)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: LAURYL GLUCSIDE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS EXTRACT (ALOE VERA)

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA EXTRACT (CHAMOMILE)

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

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:

Aqua (water), Sodium cocoyl isethionate (plant based), Lauryl glucside (plant based), Sodium cocoyl glutamate, Natural plant-based glycerin, *Organic aloe barbadensis extract (aloe vera), *Organic matricaria recutita extract (chamomile), Green tea extract, Sodium benzoate, Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender), Citric acid, EDTA.

Directions from packaging:

Moisten face and hands with lukewarm water. Pump cleanser into your hands and work into a foamy lather. Massage lather onto skin with a gentle, circular motion. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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