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Derma E Purifying Gel Cleanser Charcoal & Marine Algae

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma E Purifying Gel Cleanser Charcoal & Marine Algae product label collected on October 23, 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 Derma E Purifying Gel Cleanser Charcoal & Marine Algae is 2.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS ,

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

Limited

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

None
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (COCONUT DERIVED)

None

Good
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (PLANT DERIVED)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CELLULOSE GUM
Appeared as: CELLULOSE GUM (PLANT DERIVED)

Limited

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT
Appeared as: UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA (WAKAME; KIMARINE ) EXTRACT

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT

Fair

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT*, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE (COCONUT DERIVED), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (PLANT DERIVED), CELLULOSE GUM (PLANT DERIVED), CHARCOAL POWDER, FUCUS VESICULOSUS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT, UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA (WAKAME, KIMARINE ) EXTRACT, EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT, ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, XANTHAN GUM, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

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