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Pixi Hydrating Milky Peel, Gentle Exfoliating Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pixi Hydrating Milky Peel, Gentle Exfoliating Cream product label collected on December 14, 2018 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 Pixi Hydrating Milky Peel, Gentle Exfoliating Cream is 4.

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Data last updated: December 2018

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
CINNAMONUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Robust

Fair

Fair

Fair

None

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

None

None

None
CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA OIL
Appeared as: CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CELLULOSE, PROPANEDIOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, ARGININE, CARBOMER, POLYSORBATE 20, ALLANTOIN, BIFIDA FERMENT LYSATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, AVENA STRIGOSA SEED EXTRACT, ORIGANUM VULGARE LEAF EXTRACT, CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA LEAF EXTRACT, SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT, LACTOBACILLUS/SOYBEAN FERMENT EXTRACT, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT, SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT, LECITHIN, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CITRIC ACID, TREHALOSE, GLYCERIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, FRAGRANCE, DISODIUM EDTA, BUTYLENE GLYCOL.

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