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Fountain of Truth Fresh Face Foaming Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fountain of Truth Fresh Face Foaming Cleanser product label collected on April 22, 2019 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 Fountain of Truth Fresh Face Foaming Cleanser is 4.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (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)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT*

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

None

Limited

None

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

None

Limited

None
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA FRUIT EXTRACT

None
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT
Appeared as: UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

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

Fair

None

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Robust

Limited

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL*

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

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Caryodendron Orinocense Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract*, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf Extract, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Undaria Pinnatifida Cell Culture Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Niacinamide, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Bromelain, Citric Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate, Lactic Acid, p-Anisic Acid, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Levulinate, Triethyl Citrate, Alcohol*, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citral, Limonene.

Directions from packaging:

: Gently massage onto face for 30 seconds. Then rinse with water and pat dry.

Warnings from packaging:

: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact should occur, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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