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Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Total Cleansing (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Total Cleansing (2015 formulation) product label collected on November 24, 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 Skin Dr. MiBA ion calcium Total Cleansing (2015 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: November 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

None

None
VANCCINIUM CORYBOSUM (BLUEBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM CORYMBOSUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE)
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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, Glycerin, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Lauryl Glucoside, 1,2-hexanediol, Hexylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate,Glyceryl Caprylate, Glutamic Acid, Lactic Acid L-, Butylene Glycol, Coco-glucoside,Glyceryl Oleate, Calcium Oxide, Centella Asiatica Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Artemisia Montana Leaf Extract, Vaccinium Corymbosum (Blueberry) Fruit Extract,Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Boswellia Carterii Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Rose Flower Oil, Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil

Directions from packaging:

• For makeup remover: Wet face. Apply 1~2 drops of total cleanser to hands. Add lukewarm water and massage face softly with hands. Rinse the face thoroughly. • For body wash: Apply a proper amount of total cleansing to a bath pouf or washcloth and lather with water to create a rich cleansing foam.

Warnings from packaging:

• For external use only. • Avoid contact with eyes. • Keep out of reach of children. • Do not swallow: If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately. • Children under 2 years, do not use: ask a doctor. • Keep at room temperature.

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