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Schaf Purifying Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Schaf Purifying Scrub product label collected on August 21, 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 Schaf Purifying Scrub is 1.

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Data last updated: August 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCOCAPRYLATE

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCEARYL STEARATE

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT (BAMBOO BEADS)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS EXTRACT

Fair

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:

Deionized Water, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice*, Vegetable Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cococaprylate, Glycearyl Stearate, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract (Bamboo beads), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Lava powder, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Mixed Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Cucumis Sativus Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

Wet your face, then massage the scrub over your skin using circular motions. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. For best results, use every two to three days.

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