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Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist

EWG scientists reviewed the Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist product label collected on September 26, 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. Akar Skin Balance Toning Mist is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: September 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER WATER

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: POPULUS TREMULOIDES (ASPEN) BARK EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CROCUS SATIVUS (SAFFRON) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CROCUS SATIVUS MERISTEM (SAFFRON) CELL EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

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:

Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Flower Water, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli) Flower Water, Populus Tremuloides (Aspen) Bark Extract, Salix Alba (White Willow) Bark Extract, Crocus Sativus Meristem (Saffron) Cell Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment, Aqua

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before use. Close eyes and mist 3-5 times onto skin after cleansing.

Warnings from packaging:

Patch testing recommended. Contact physician if irritation occur.

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