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Kate Somerville Clarifying Treatment Toner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kate Somerville Clarifying Treatment Toner product label collected on July 10, 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 Kate Somerville Clarifying Treatment Toner is 3.

Data last updated: July 2018

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

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

Fair

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Methyl Gluceth-10, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Butylene Glycol, Phytic Acid, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Panthenol, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Oleanolic Acid, Glycerin, PEG-60 Almond Glycerides, Caprylyl Glycol, Lactic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorphenesin

Directions from packaging:

AM or PM. Use once a day. With a cotton ball, gently wipe over clean, dry face and neck.

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