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OFRA Cosmetics Volcanic Clarifying Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the OFRA Cosmetics Volcanic Clarifying Mask product label collected on July 02, 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 OFRA Cosmetics Volcanic Clarifying Mask is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
BHT

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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:

Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Poly-ethylene, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Quaternium-18 Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Lecithin, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Hexylene Glycol, BHT. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Ultramarines, Chromium Oxide Greens, Yellow 5 Lake, Manganese Violet.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin layer to the face and let product set completely. Skin will start to tingle as mask draws out oil and dirt from pores. Leave on for upto 15 minutes or once mask has dried. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. May be used twice a week.

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