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CeraVe Makeup Removing Cleanser Cloths (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CeraVe Makeup Removing Cleanser Cloths (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 CeraVe Makeup Removing Cleanser Cloths (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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

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

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)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Robust

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CERAMIDE EOP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 1

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

None
CERAMIDE AP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 6-II

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

None

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, Mineral Oil, Ceramide 1, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 6-II, Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Niacinamide, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Dimethicone, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-40 Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Polyacrylate, 1, 2 Hexanediol, Polyacrylamide, Disodium EDTA, Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Carbomer, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate

Directions from packaging:

Gently wipe face with towelette, removing dirt and face and eye makeup. There is no need to rinse. Dispose of towelette in trash receptacle (do not flush). Reseal pack after use.

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