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Lab Series Oil Control Clay Cleanser + Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lab Series Oil Control Clay Cleanser + Mask product label collected on December 11, 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 Lab Series Oil Control Clay Cleanser + Mask is 5.

Data last updated: December 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (SUGAR KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT

Fair

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACTFAEXEXTRAIT DE LEVURE

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WaterAquaEau , Kaolin , Myristic Acid , Behenic Acid , Palmitic Acid , Glycerin , Potassium Hydroxide , Butylene Glycol , Lauric Acid , Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate , Bentonite , Stearic Acid , Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract , Laminaria Saccharina Extract , Sodium Hyaluronate , Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract , Phospholipids , Salicylic Acid , Panthenol , Trehalose , Peg-3 Distearate , Algae Extract , Yeast ExtractFaexExtrait De Levure , Sea Whip Extract , Caprylyl Glycol , Arginine , Acetyl Glucosamine , Sodium Pca , Tocopheryl Acetate , Urea , Hydroxyethylcellulose , Lactic Acid , Hexylene Glycol , Fragrance (Parfum) , Zinc Pca , Polyquaternium-51 , Alcohol , Disodium Edta , Phenoxyethanol , Dehydroacetic Acid , Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)

Directions from packaging:

Morning and night, combine with water to transform the formula into a dense lather. Massage into skin. Rinse and pat dry.FACE MASK: Apply to dry skin. Leave on for 5 minutes or until dry. Use 1-2 times weekly, or spot-treat as needed.

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