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dermalogica ultracalming cleanser, for face and eyes (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the dermalogica ultracalming cleanser, for face and eyes (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 ultracalming cleanser, for face and eyes (2016 formulation) is 2.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: CETYL TRIMETHYL AMMONIUM CHLORIDE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM FRUIT EXTRACT (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust

Limited

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT (GINGER)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL EXTRACT (OAT)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT (CUCUMBER)

Limited

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

Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: PENTYLENE GLYCO

None

Limited
FUMARIA OFFICINALIS (FUMITORY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUMARIA OFFICINALIS FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Fair

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

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS FRUIT EXTRACT (RASPBERRY)

Limited

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT (CONEFLOWER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA EXTRACT (WILLOW BARK)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: USNEA BARBATA EXTRACT (LICHEN)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Bisabolol, Zingiber Officinale Root Extract (Ginger), Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Glycerin, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract (Oat), Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract (Cucumber), Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glyco, Hydroxyphenyl Propamidobenzoic Acid, Citrus Medica Limonum Fruit Extract (Lemon), Fumaria Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Fumaric Acid, Rubus Idaeus Fruit Extract (Raspberry), Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Extract (Lavender), Echinacea Purpurea Extract (Coneflower), Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, Cetyl Trimethyl Ammonium Chloride, Salix Alba Extract (Willow Bark), Usnea Barbata Extract (Lichen), Glyceryl Caprylate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Panthenol, Amino Methyl Propanol

Directions from packaging:

Apply to the face and neck with light, upward strokes and over closed eyes with gentle circular motions. Rinse thoroughly with warm water or remove with the sponge cloth or other soft wipe.

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