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Erin's Faces Clarifying Charcoal Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Erin's Faces Clarifying Charcoal Cleanser product label collected on January 08, 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 Erin's Faces Clarifying Charcoal Cleanser is 2.

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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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (COCONUT DERIVED)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair
DIMETHYL MEA
Appeared as: DIMETHYLAMINOETHANOL BITARTRATE (DMAE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER WATER (ROMAN CHAMOMILE)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (DEIONIZED WATER)

None

None
DISODIUM COCO-GLUCOSIDE CITRATE
Appeared as: DISODIUM COCO-GLUCOSIDE CITRATE (COCONUT DERIVED)

Limited

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS)

Limited

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT (BILBERRY)

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE)
Appeared as: ACER SACCHARINUM (SUGAR MAPLE)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL (ORANGE)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM PEEL (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON FRUIT (CRANBERRY)

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

None

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:

Aqua (Deionized Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Coconut Derived), Sodium Coco-Glucoside Tartrate, Disodium Coco-Glucoside Citrate (Coconut Derived), Phenoxyethanol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Water*, Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Water, Activated Charcoal, Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) Bitartrate, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, DL-Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos)*, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract*, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit*, , Acer Saccharinum (Sugar Maple)*, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel*, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel*, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit*, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Xanthan gum, Organic Alcohol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate *Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage cleanser onto moistened skin and rise with water. Follow with serum.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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