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Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser product label collected on December 20, 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 Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser is 3.

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Data last updated: December 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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

Limited
OLIBANUM
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (OLIBANUM) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (WOLFBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
GANODERMA LUCIDUM (REISHI) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: GANODERMA LUCIDUM (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT

Fair

None
GELLIDIELA ACEROSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

None

Fair

Fair

Robust

Fair

Limited

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

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:

WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL*, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL*, POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL*, CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL*, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL*, BOSWELLIA CARTERII (OLIBANUM) OIL, LIMONENE, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, LYCIUM CHINENSE (WOLFBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, FUSCOPORIA OBLIQUA EXTRACT, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT, SILYBUM MARIANUM FRUIT EXTRACT, OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT, CORDYCEPS SINENSIS EXTRACT, GANODERMA LUCIDUM (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT, TREHALOSE, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, POLYSORBATE 20, GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, YEAST EXTRACT, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CITRIC ACID, CELLULOSE, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM PHYTATE, PHENOXYETHANOL

Directions from packaging:

Use throughout the day as desired to clean skin. Apply micellar water to cotton pad. Sweep over face, eyes and lips. Follow with your regimen.

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