Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Meltaway Cleansing Balm

Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Meltaway Cleansing Balm

WHERE TO BUY

As an Amazon Associate, EWG earns from qualifying purchases.

CATEGORY

Eye Makeup Remover
Makeup Remover

BRAND

Farmacy

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, cleansing, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
PEG-20 GLYCERYL TRIISOSTEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
PEG-10 ISOSTEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
POLYETHYLENE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) abrasive, adhesive, binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, oral careagent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CORNFLOWER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking, perfuming, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CORALLINA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
AMBER POWDER
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, deodorant
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
COCCINIA INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SOLANUM MELONGENA (EGGPLANT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscositydecreasing agent, humectant, masking, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) buffering agent, corrosion inhibitor, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, anticorrosive, buffering, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, PEG-20 GLYCERYL TRIISOSTEARATE, PEG 10 ISOSTEARATE, POLYETHYLENE, ECHINACEA PURPUREA ROOT EXTRACT, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA SEED EXTRACT, MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, GLYCERIN, MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT, MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT, CORALLINA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, AMBER POWDER, CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL, COCCINIA INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT, SOLANUM MELONGENA (EGGPLANT) FRUIT EXTRACT, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT, OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT, WATER/AQUA/EAU, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DISODIUM PHOSPHATE, CITRIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, CITRAL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL

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.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More eye makeup remover

VIEW ALL eye makeup remover

EWG research
on the go

Find personal care, cleaning, and food products on the EWG Healthy Living app.

DOWNLOAD THE APP