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Acure Exfoliating Body Wash, Pure Mint & Lilac Stem Cell

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Exfoliating Body Wash, Pure Mint & Lilac Stem Cell product label collected on July 04, 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 Acure Exfoliating Body Wash, Pure Mint & Lilac Stem Cell is 2.

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Data last updated: July 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PEPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: D-ALPHA TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

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

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CURCUBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL

None
ARGANIA SPINOSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

Limited
CHENOPODIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN
Appeared as: CHENOPDOIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN EXTRACT

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ10)

None
SYRINGA VULGARIS (LILAC) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYRINGA VULGARIS (LILAC) STEM CELL EXTRACT

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) 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."

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:

WATER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ORGANIC EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT, ORGANIC RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, ORGANIC ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS) FRUIT EXTRACT, ORGANIC PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT, ORGANIC CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT, ORGANIC MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT, ORGANIC ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT, SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE, BETAINE, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, COCOGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ORGANIC ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, D-ALPHA TOCOPHEROL ACETATE, ORGANIC CURCUBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT, CHENOPDOIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN EXTRACT, UBIQUINONE (COQ10), SYRINGA VULGARIS (LILAC) STEM CELL EXTRACT, MENTHA PEPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL.

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