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Peet Rivko Exfoliator

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Peet Rivko Exfoliator product label collected on October 16, 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 Peet Rivko Exfoliator is 1.

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Data last updated: October 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PALM)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAND (RICE)

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (SUGAR)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (COCONUT)

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (CORN)

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (PALM)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE (CORN)

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL OLEATE (COCONUT)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (SUGAR)

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
ALLANTOIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN (COMFREY)

None
PALM STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (PALM)

Limited

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

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (CORN)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin (Palm), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Coconut), Lauryl Glucoside (Corn), Glyceryl Stearate Citrate (Palm), Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate (Corn), Coco-Glucoside (Coconut), Glyceryl Oleate (Coconut), Xanthan Gum (Sugar), Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Brand, Propanediol (Sugar), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Allantoin (Comfrey), Camellia Sinesis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Stearic Acid (Palm), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (Aloe Vera), Gluconolactone (Corn), Sodium Benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage onto skin in circular motion and rinse. Use 1-2 times weekly.

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