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dermalogica Precleanse (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the dermalogica Precleanse (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 dermalogica Precleanse (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS OIL (ORANGE)

• 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)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS PEEL OIL (MANDARIN ORANGE)

• 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)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN OIL (RICE)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL (APRICOT)

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

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)

Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM EXTRACT (TOMATO)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil (Apricot), PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Sunflower), Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil (Orange), Citrus Grandis Peel Oil (Grapefruit), Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia Oil (Lavender), Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract (Rosemary), Solanum Lycopersicum Extract (Tomato), Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis Peel Oil (Mandarin Orange), Oryza Sativa Bran Oil (Rice), Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil (Safflower), Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Citral, Limonen, Linalool

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