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Beautycounter Counterman Clarifying Toner Pads

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Counterman Clarifying Toner Pads product label collected on November 18, 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. Beautycounter Counterman Clarifying Toner Pads is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: November 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

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

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

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

None

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

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

Limited
TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Propanediol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Glycerin, Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Sequoia Sempervirens Leaf Cell Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Flower Cell Extract, Polyglyceryl-3 Cocoate, Polyglyceryl-6 Caprylate, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Polyglyceryl-6 Ricinoleate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tamarindus Indica Seed Polysaccharide, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil, Taurine, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil*, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Sweep over clean, dry face and neck after cleansing.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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