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Kinerase Gentle Daily Cleanser (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kinerase Gentle Daily Cleanser (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 Kinerase Gentle Daily Cleanser (2016 formulation) is 3.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
Appeared as: DIAZOLIDNYL UREA

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
Appeared as: IDOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

None

Limited

None

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamide MIPA, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycol Stearate, Stearamide AMP, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Chloride, Talc, Citric Acid, Diazolidnyl Urea, Idopropynyl Butylcarbamate

Directions from packaging:

Massage Kinerase Gently Daily Cleanser over moist skin for two minutes and rinse. Follow with a Kinerase treatment and moisturizer. Store below 25°C (77°F).

Warnings from packaging:

For topical dermatological use only.

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