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Naturopathica Oat Cleansing Facial Polish

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Naturopathica Oat Cleansing Facial Polish product label collected on December 10, 2018 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 Naturopathica Oat Cleansing Facial Polish is 2.

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Data last updated: December 2018

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) FLOWER OIL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) BEADS
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) WAX BEADS

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT)
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (OAT) FLOUR

None

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUN INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (OAT) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
CHITIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHITIN

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
ARALIA L. (SPIKENARD) OIL
Appeared as: NARDOSTACHYS CHINENSIS (SPIKENARD) ROOT OIL

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Wax Beads, Avena Sativa (Oat) Flour, Lactobacillus Ferment, Sesamun Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Water/Aqua/Eau, Avena Sativa (Oat) Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil*, Chitin, Beta Glucan, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sclerotium Gum, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, P-Anisic Acid, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil*, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil*, Nardostachys Chinensis (Spikenard) Root Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Xanthan Gum, Phenethyl Alcohol

Directions from packaging:

Apply a dime size amount to moist skin and gently massage face. Rinse. For a calming mask, apply a thin layer to clean, dry skin and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse

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