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Neutrogena Makeup Remover Melting Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Neutrogena Makeup Remover Melting Balm product label collected on April 24, 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 Neutrogena Makeup Remover Melting Balm is 1.

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Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

None

None

Limited

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

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, PARAFFIN, PEG-20 GLYCERYL TRIISOSTEARATE, HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE, SORBETH-30 TETRAOLEATE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE, PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE, ISODODECANE, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, TOCOPHEROL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

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