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Alaffia Neem Tumeric Clarifying Facial Cleanser, Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alaffia Neem Tumeric Clarifying Facial Cleanser, Mint product label collected on October 29, 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 Alaffia Neem Tumeric Clarifying Facial Cleanser, Mint is 3.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL GREEN RICE & MINT SCENT

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) AQUEOUS EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
AZADIRACHTIN INDICA (NEEM) POWDER
Appeared as: AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) LEAF* AQUEOUS EXTRACT

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

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

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA
Appeared as: MORINGA OLEIFERA (MORINGA) LEAF* AQUEOUS EXTRACT

None
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL* (PALM KERNEL)

Limited

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

None

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVENDER) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) LEAF* AQUEOUS EXTRACT, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) AQUEOUS EXTRACT, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) AQUEOUS EXTRACT, MORINGA OLEIFERA (MORINGA) LEAF* AQUEOUS EXTRACT, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER* AND ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM KERNEL) OIL* , ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, SACCHAROMYCES/XYLINUM/TURMERIC FERMENT, NATURAL GREEN RICE & MINT SCENT, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVENDER) OIL, CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL, POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL.

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