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Codex Beauty Facial Oil

EWG scientists reviewed the Codex Beauty Facial Oil product label collected on September 30, 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. Codex Beauty Facial Oil is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: September 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL

Limited

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (ALMOND) OIL

None
OPUNTIA FICUS INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA (PRICKLY PEAR) SEED OIL

Limited

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
MYRICA GALE EXTRACT
Appeared as: MYRICA GALE (SWEET GALE) OIL

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Actinidia chinensis (Kiwi) seed oil, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Almond) Oil, Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Extract, Fucus Serratus Extract, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Myrica Gale (Sweet Gale) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2 drops to cleansed skin either on its own or before your Day Cream for extra hydration. For daily use on all skin types.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear.

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