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Borghese Fango Purificante Oil-Control Tonic (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Borghese Fango Purificante Oil-Control Tonic (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 Borghese Fango Purificante Oil-Control Tonic (2016 formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Limited

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OIL

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL

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

Limited
PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PIPER NIGRUM SEED EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED EXTRACT

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Robust

Fair

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

Robust

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Alcohol Denat., Butylene Glycol, Hamamelis Virginiana Water, Phytic Acid, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Oleanolic Acid, Bentonite, Kaolin, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Diatomaceous Earth, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Piper Nigrum Seed Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Linum Usitatissimum Seed Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Beta-Sitosterol, Tocopherol, Bisabolol, Allantoin, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Collagen Amino Acids, Adenosine Triphosphate, Sea Salt, Sodium Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, PEG-14M, PEG-12 Dimethicone, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PEG-60 Almond Glycerides, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Carbomer, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides

Directions from packaging:

Shake well until contents are thoroughly mixed. Priming pump to dispense, saturate a cotton ball; sweep over face, avoiding eye area. Use morning and evening, as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discontinue use if rash or irritation appears. Keep out of reach of children.

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