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Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder product label collected on July 11, 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 Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • 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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA STARCH (RICE)

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA SHELL POWDER

Fair
CI 77713
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM CARBONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
CELLULOSE GUM
Appeared as: CELLULOSE GUM (CARBOXYMETHYL CELLULOSE)

Limited

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE)
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF POWDER

Limited

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:

Microcrystalline Cellulose, Argania Spinosa Shell Powder**, Magnesium Carbonate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Cellulose Gum (Carboxymethyl Cellulose)**, Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract**, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Meal**, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch**, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Cyclodextrin**, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Salicylic Acid, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil**, Sodium PCA, Allantoin, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract**, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil**, Papain**, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Powder**, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract**, Limonene**. *ORGANIC **NATURAL

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