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Tropic Smoothing Cleanser Complexion Purifier (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tropic Smoothing Cleanser Complexion Purifier (2016 formulation) product label collected on December 08, 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 Tropic Smoothing Cleanser Complexion Purifier (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: December 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

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL

Limited

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA FRUIT OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS SEED EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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

None

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Limited

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

aqua, prunus amygdalus dulcis oil, simmondsia chinensis seed oil, cetearyl alcohol, glycerin, persea gratissima fruit oil, butyrospermum parkii butter, lecithin, citrus grandis seed extract, tocopherol, camellia sinensis leaf extract, rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil, cymbopogon flexuosus oil, eucalyptus globulus leaf oil, lonicera japonica flower extract, lonicera caprifolium flower extract, sodium anisate, sodium levulinate, lactic acid, limonene*, linalool*

Directions from packaging:

Massage 2-4 pumps onto dry skin over your eyes, face and neck to dislodge impurities and stimulate circulation. If you’re wearing makeup, rinse off with warm water and reapply another 1-2 pumps. Finally, rinse your Bamboo Cloth in warm water, and wipe away cleanser and excess makeup. Use morning and night, followed by your Vitamin Toner and Skin Revive.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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