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Whamisa Organic Seeds Peeling Finger Mitt

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Seeds Peeling Finger Mitt product label collected on January 18, 2017 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. Whamisa Organic Seeds Peeling Finger Mitt is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FERMENT FILTRATE

None
LACTOBACILLUS/ SOYBEAN FERMENT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) FERMENT FILTRATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None
PHASEOLUS RADIATUS SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/PHASEOLUS RADIATUS SEED FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None
PHASEOLUS ANGULARIS SEED
Appeared as: PHASEOLUS ANGULARIS SEED EXTRACT

Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COIX LACRYMA-JOBI MA-YUEN SEED EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Fair

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:

*Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, *Hordeum Vulgare Seed Extract, *Ethanol, *Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, *Lactobacillus/Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Glycine Soja (Soybean) Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Phaseolus Radiatus Seed Ferment Filtrate, *Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, *Phaseolus Angularis Seed Extract, *Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed Extract, Beta-Glucan, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Betaine, Betaine Salicylate, Xanthan Gum, Tartaric Acid, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil.

Directions from packaging:

[How to use] After cleansing, slip fingers into the mitt and gently buff dry skin in a circular outwards motion, starting from the center of the face. For neck, begin at the collarbone and move upwards towards jaw. Massage the nose and other areas that need more care, and thouroughly rinse off all remaining residue with warm water. Follow with Whamisa's toner. Tip: Use every day or 2-3 times a week, depending on your preference. Best used during the evening skin care routine.

Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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