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Definitive Rose Facial Cream Rose Calendula

EWG scientists reviewed the Definitive Rose Facial Cream Rose Calendula product label collected on March 07, 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. Definitive Rose Facial Cream Rose Calendula is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: March 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANNINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENE (ROSE) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: OPTIPHEN PLUS (PHENOXYETHANOL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: FILTERED AQUA (WATER)

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE)
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLA (ROSE) PETALS

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER (CALENDULA) PETALS

Fair

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMEROSE) OIL

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORNSTARCH

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
JASMINE SAMBAC OIL
Appeared as: JASMINE SAMBAC (JASMINE) OIL

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WAX
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER (ROSE) WAX

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

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

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:

Filtered Aqua (Water), Rosa Centifola (Rose) Petals, Calendula Officinalis Flower (Calendula) Petals, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Oil, Beeswax, Rosa Cannina (Rosehip) fruit oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) seed oil, Oenothera biennis (Evening Primerose) oil, Cornstarch, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis(Sweet Almond) oil, Potassium Sorbate, Optiphen Plus (Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid), Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) oil, Rosa Damascene (Rose) oil, Jasmine Sambac (Jasmine) oil, Rosa Centifolia flower (Rose) Wax, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Directions from packaging:

Rub a small amount of cream onto fingertips then apply to face using an upward motion.

Warnings from packaging:

Discontinue use if irritation occurs.

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