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INIKA Micellar Cleansing Rosewater (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the INIKA Micellar Cleansing Rosewater (2016 formulation) product label collected on December 19, 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 INIKA Micellar Cleansing Rosewater (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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

None
ROSA EGLENTARIA (SWEETBRIAR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA EGLENTARIA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL

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

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

None
PELARGONIUM CAPITATUM LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM CAPITATUM (ROSE GERANIUM) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Glycerin, Saccharide Isomerate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Sodium Levulinate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Rosa Eglentaria (Rosehip) Seed Oil*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Pelargonium Capitatum (Rose Geranium) Leaf Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium PCA, Oleyl Oleate, Sodium Anisate, Polyglyceryl-5 Oleate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Sodium Citrate. *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

Pour a small amount onto an organic cotton pad and gently wipe off makeup.

Warnings from packaging:

Shake before use. Patch test before use. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. If irritation occurs, rinse well with water.

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