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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

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Acure Pumpkin & Calendula Argan Oil Soap (2019 formulation)

Acure Pumpkin & Calendula Argan Oil Soap (2019 formulation)

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Bar Soap

BRAND

Acure

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
SAPONIFIED CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED OILS OF SAFFLOWER
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER)
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: SUSTAINABLE PALM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT)
Appeared as: COCONUT (WITH RETAINED GLYCERIN)
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: ESSENTIAL OILS OF SAGE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin protecting, tonic
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDIN
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT)
Appeared as: SPEARMINT
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
Appeared as: CALENDULA PETALS
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUMPKIN SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

SAPONIFIED OILS OF ORGANIC SAFFLOWER AND/OR SUNFLOWER, ORGANIC SUSTAINABLE PALM, AND ORGANIC COCONUT (WITH RETAINED GLYCERIN); ORGANIC ARGAN OIL, ESSENTIAL OILS OF SAGE, LAVANDIN, LEMONGRASS, SPEARMINT; CALENDULA PETALS; ROSEMARY EXTRACT, ORGANIC PUMPKIN SEED OIL

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."

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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.

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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