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Cocoon Apothecary Petal Purity Exfoliating Facial Cleanser (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cocoon Apothecary Petal Purity Exfoliating Facial Cleanser (2016 formulation) product label collected on February 22, 2016 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 Cocoon Apothecary Petal Purity Exfoliating Facial Cleanser (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: February 2016

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS (ALMOND) OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (water), jojoba esters, prunus amygdalus (almond) oil*, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid, glycerin, sodium cetearyl sulfate, sodium anisate, sodium levulinate, lavendula angustifolia (lavender) oil*, pelagonium graveolens (geranium) oil*, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract. *certified organic

Directions from packaging:

Apply to dry or wet skin in a circular motion avoiding eye area and remove with water.

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