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Earth Science Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Science Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub product label collected on January 03, 2018 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 Earth Science Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2018

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT)
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

Limited

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL FLOUR (OAT)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

None
LEMON EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

(INCI): Aqua, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Sodium Coco Sulfate, Decyl Glucoside, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Cocoglycerides, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Titanium Dioxide, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Sorbitol, Sodium PCA, Glutamic Acid, Serine, Betaine, Glycine, Alanine, Arginine, Lysine, Threonine, Proline, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Lather vigorously with water in palm of hand until creamy and foamy. Work gently over wet face or body. Rinse with warm water. Do not get into eyes.

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