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Ursa Major Fantastic Face Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ursa Major Fantastic Face Wash 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 Fantastic Face Wash is 3.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT

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

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE* (ALOE VERA)

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

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

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

Limited

Limited

None
PICEA MARIANA OIL
Appeared as: PICEA MARIANA NEEDLE OIL* (BLACK SPRUCE)

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

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

Limited

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL

None

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDAR) WOOD OIL

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

None

None
ARALIA L. (SPIKENARD) OIL
Appeared as: NARDOSTACHYS CHINENSIS (SPIKENARD) ROOT OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

None

Limited

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*, lauryl glucoside, cocoglucoside, sodium cocoyl glutamate, sodium lauroamphoacetate, water/aqua/eau, inulin, glyceryl laurate, sodium lauroyl glutamate, xylitylglucoside, anhydroxylitol, xylitol, oryza sativa (rice) seed extract*, camellia sinensis (white tea) leaf extract*, vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) fruit/leaf extract, saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract, acer saccharum (sugar maple) extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus medica limonum (lemon) extract, picea mariana (black spruce) needle oil*, pseudotsuga menziesii (fir) needle oil*, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf/flower water, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower water*, citrus paradisi (pink grapefruit) peel oil, citrus aurantifolia (lime) peel oil, artemisia ludoviciana (owyhee) leaf oil, juniperus virginiana (cedar) wood oil, tanacetum annuum (blue tansy) flower oil, nardostachys chinensis (spikenard) root oil, vetiveria zizanioides (vetiver) root oil, mentha spicata (spearmint) leaf oil, sodium phytate, alcohol, PCA glyceryl oleate, citric acid, gluconolactone, sodium benzoate

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