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Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel product label collected on March 05, 2020 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 Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel is 4.

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Data last updated: March 2020

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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)

Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: CENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

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)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTUIM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT

• 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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

None

Limited
ECLIPTA PROSTRATA (FALSE DAISY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECLIPTA PROSTRATA EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None
AZADIRACHTA INDICA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

None
LEUCONOSTOC/ RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LEUCONSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE

None

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIUM BASILICUM (BASIL) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Carbomer, Centrimonium Chloride, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Maltodextrin, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Fruit Ferment Extract, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantuim Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Amino Esters-1, Leuconstoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Subtilisin, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ocium Basilicum (Basil) Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract

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