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Pacifica Cactus Water Micellar Cleansing Tonic (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pacifica Cactus Water Micellar Cleansing Tonic (2017 formulation) 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 Pacifica Cactus Water Micellar Cleansing Tonic (2017 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: December 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (ALL NATURAL)

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

Limited

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

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYLGLUCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER

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

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOCIDE

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS WATER (GRAPEFRUIT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHY HEXYL GLYCERIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED)

Limited
SORBITAN OLEATE
Appeared as: SORBIATN OLEATE

None

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: JASMINE OFFINCINALE FLOWER WATER (JASMINE)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF WATER
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALE LEAF WATER (ROSEMARY)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (PURIFIED), SORBIATN OLEATE DECYLGLUCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER, DECYL GLUCOCIDE, GLYCERIN, CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS FLOWER) EXTRACT, JASMINE OFFINCINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER WATER, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) WATER, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALE (ROSEMARY) LEAF WATER, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHY HEXYL GLYCERIN, PARFUM (ALL NATURAL)

Directions from packaging:

Apply with a fresh cotton round, remove dirt, makeup and oil in circular motions. Leave skin feeling fresh and revitalized, with no rinsing required.

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