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Andalou Naturals Chia Omega + C Radiant Skin Polish

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Chia Omega + C Radiant Skin Polish product label collected on June 21, 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 Andalou Naturals Chia Omega + C Radiant Skin Polish is 3.

Data last updated: June 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
UNSPECIFIED HERBS
Appeared as: BIOACTIVE 8 BERRY COMPLEX

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL , (ORANGE)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

None
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED JOJOBA ESTERS

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None
SALVIA HISPANICA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA HISPANICA (CHIA) SEED POWDER

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED OIL

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: APRICOT ISOLATES

Limited

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

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Hydrogenated Jojoba Esters, Myristyl Myristate, Stearyl Alcohol, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Powder, Cetyl Alcohol, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil*, Salvia Hispanica (Chia) Seed Powder, Linum Usitatissimum (Flax) Seed Oil*, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive 8 Berry Complex*, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract*, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Apricot Isolates, Vanilla Isolate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil*

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage small amount of polish on damp face and neck. Avoid eye and lip area. Rinse clean with cool water.

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