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Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes product label collected on October 21, 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 Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes is 3.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS LEAF/FLOWER OIL* (GERANIUM)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT* (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF/FLOWER WATER (ROSEMARY)

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA PULP WATER* (WITCH HAZEL)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) GERM EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA SEED EXTRACT* (RICE)

Limited
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) SAP
Appeared as: BETULA ALBA SAP (BIRCH)

None
LACTOBACILLUS/ ARUNDINARIA GIGANTEA FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/ARUNDINARIA GIGANTEA (BAMBOO) FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
CAPRYLYL/ CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL/CAPRYL WHEAT BRAN/STRAW GLYCOSIDES

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
PSEUDOTSUGA MENZIESII (BALSAM OREGON) OIL
Appeared as: PSEUDOTSUGA MENZIESII NEEDLE OIL* (FIR)

None

Limited

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) RESIN EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED PEROXIDASE
Appeared as: SOYBEAN PEROXIDASE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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.

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:

Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, water/aqua/eau, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf/flower water, salix nigra (willow) bark extract, hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel) pulp water*, glycerin*, sodium hyaluronate, levulinic acid, sodium levulinate, vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) fruit/leaf extract, saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract, acer saccharum (sugar maple) extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus limon (lemon) fruit extract, oryza sativa (rice) seed extract*, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract*, betula alba (birch) sap, lactobacillus/arundinaria gigantea (bamboo) ferment filtrate, caprylyl/capryl wheat bran/straw glycosides, fusel wheat bran/straw glycosides, polyglyceryl-5 oleate, sodium cocoyl glutamate, glyceryl caprylate, olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, pseudotsuga menziesii (fir) needle oil*, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower oil*, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) leaf/flower oil*, boswellia carterii (frankincense) resin extract, leuconostoc ferment filtrate, propanediol, soybean peroxidase, superoxide dismutase, citric acid, potassium sorbate, alcohol, linalool, citronellol, geraniol, limonene *Denotes organic

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