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Rooted Beauty Purifying Facial Towelettes

EWG scientists reviewed the Rooted Beauty Purifying Facial Towelettes 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 Facial Towelettes is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT

Fair

Limited

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

None
WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

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

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Limited

Fair

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

Good

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

None

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

None

Good

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

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:

Water, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Glycerin, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root, Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root, Yucca Filamentosa (Yucca) Root, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root, Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Root, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root, Angelica Archangelica (Wild Celery) Root, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Extract, Camellia Sinesis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, 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) Fruit Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Extract, Caprylic Capric Triglyceride, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside Crosspolymer, Sodium Chloride, Galactoarabinan, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Tocopherol, Sodium Benzoate, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Gently wipe face and neck with towelette to remove impurities and makeup. No need to rinse.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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