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Rooted Beauty Purifying Detox Scrub

EWG scientists reviewed the Rooted Beauty Purifying Detox Scrub product label collected on May 01, 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. Rooted Beauty Purifying Detox Scrub is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: May 2019

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT)
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER

None

None

None

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
TOUHI EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA ORCHID) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) EXTRACT

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT

None

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (MIXED)

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

None
YUCCA FILAMENTOSA ROOT
Appeared as: YUCCA FILAMENTOSA (YUCCA) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA (WILD CELERY) ROOT EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil)*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Coconut Alkanes, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla Orchid) Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tocopherol (mixed), Citric Acid, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract, Yucca Filamentosa (Yucca) Root Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Angelica Archangelica (Wild Celery) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract *Certified organic

Directions from packaging:

Massage gently in a circular motion onto wet skin, avoiding contact with eye area. Rinse.

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