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Surya Brasil Sapien Men Facial Scrub (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Surya Brasil Sapien Men Facial Scrub (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 09, 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 Surya Brasil Sapien Men Facial Scrub (2016 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: August 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN (WHITE CLAY)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI FRUIT) PULP POWDER
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA PULP POWDER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Occupational hazards (high)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS OIL (ORANGE)

None
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) BARK OIL
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK OIL (CEDARWOOD)

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

Limited
VETIVER
Appeared as: VETYVER

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CHOUJI YU
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS LEAF OIL (CLOVE)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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:

Aqua, Kaolin (White Clay), *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, *Euterpe Oleracea Pulp Powder, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, **Sucrose Cocoate, Dehydroacetic Acid Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil (Orange), Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil (Cedarwood), Vetyver, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Extract, Eugenia Caryophyllus Leaf Oil (Clove), Sodium Hydroxide. (Essential oil components: limonene). * INGREDIENTS FROM ORGANIC FARMING. **MADE USING ORGANIC INGREDIENTS. 98.80% of the total ingredients are from natural origins. 13.35% of the total ingredients are from organic farming. Natural and organic cosmetic certified by Ecocert Greenlife according to Ecocert standard available at http://cosmetics.ecocert.com

Directions from packaging:

Our exclusive, natural formula provides gentle yet e ective exfoliation for all skin types. Açaí scrubbing grains clear away impurities and dead cells while keeping the skin hydrated. Green Clay controls oiliness and invigorates the skin. Also contains a high concentration of Aloe Vera, which prepares the skin for shaving. Directions: Apply to wet skin, gently massage all over face and neck avoiding the eye area. Rinse. Use 2-3 times a week.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Keep out of the reach of children. Do not swallow. In case of eye contact, flush with plenty of water. For external use only.

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