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Trufora Triple Action Exfoliator (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Trufora Triple Action Exfoliator (2015 formulation) product label collected on July 09, 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 Trufora Triple Action Exfoliator (2015 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2015

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract, Kaolin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Stearyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate, Bentonite, Propanediol, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Phytic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid, Allantoin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Salicylic Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thick layer to clean damp skin, all over face avoiding the eye area. Leave on skin for up to 5 minutes. Using gentle, circular motions, massage the whole face for 30 seconds. Rinse thoroughly and gently pat face dry. For deeper exfoliation, leave on skin up to 15 minutes as a mask, then apply water and massage the whole face for 30 seconds. Rinse thoroughly and gently pat face dry. A pink flush to the skin is normal immediately following use. Use twice a week at night, after Ultimate Facial Cleanser. Follow with Night Serum 85.

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