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MyChelle Quick Clean Micellar Water (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the MyChelle Quick Clean Micellar Water (old formulation) product label collected on November 28, 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. EWG's rating for MyChelle Quick Clean Micellar Water (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

Limited

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) SHOOT EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA (LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA ALBA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Fair

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Fragaria Vesca (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Actinidia Chinensis (Kiwi) Fruit Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Shoot Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera (Lotus) Flower Extract, Nymphaea Alba Root Extract, Panthenol (D), Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Lecithin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Phytic Acid, Citric Acid, Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate

Directions from packaging:

Saturate a cotton pad and gently wipe over face and eyes to remove all makeup and surface impurities. No need to rinse. Shake well before use.

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